3/25 fatal autoped

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Las Vegas police and Nevada Highway Patrol are on scene in the northwest valley where a person was hit and killed by a car.

Police said about 7:45 p.m. on March 25, a pedestrian was hit in the intersection of Buffalo Drive and Washington Avenue. 

At the scene, Trooper Travis Smaka said the crash involved a van driving southbound on Buffalo toward Summerlin Parkway. The van hit a man walking in the travel lane outside of a crosswalk.

The man was dead on scene, Smaka said. 

The Clark County Coroner's Office identified the man as 91-year-old Alex Panof. Panof died of blunt injuries and his death was ruled an accident, the coroner's office said.

Roads in the area are closed, avoid the intersection. 

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