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LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Las Vegas Metropolitan police said a man died after being struck and killed by a vehicle in the downtown area late Wednesday night.

According to police, officers were called to the intersection of West Bonanza Road and North D Street at around 11:10 p.m. Security footage from a nearby business officers obtained showed an unidentified man crossing the street inside the marked crosswalk.

The driver of a 2013 Kia Forte, identified by police as 46-year-old Anthony Kaplan, was headed east and had a green light, police said. Kaplan struck the pedestrian and he was knocked to the ground.

Las Vegas police said the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene by medical personnel. Kaplan stayed at the scene and did not show signs of impairment.

This was the 3rd traffic-related fatality in Metro Police's jurisdiction for 2019.

The Clark County coroner will identify the man once his family has been notified.

The crash remains under investigation.

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