A pedestrian was killed following a vehicle collision on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021.

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A pedestrian was killed after a collision involving a vehicle near the Strip early Tuesday morning.

According to police, at approximately 3:31 a.m. on Oct 12, a vehicle versus pedestrian collision occurred on east Tropicana Avenue east of Kelch Drive.

Evidence at the scene indicated a grey 2017 Nissan Rogue was traveling westbound on Tropicana in the third travel lane when the pedestrian crossed outside of a crosswalk, according to police.

The right front of the Nissan struck the right side of the pedestrian, which threw the person onto the roadway.

The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene, according to police. 

The Clark County Coroner's Office identified the male pedestrian as Patrick Michael Zozaya, 26. He died of multiple blunt force injuries in an accident, the coroner ruled. 

Police said that the driver of the Nissan remained on the scene and did not show any indicators of impairment. The pedestrian’s death marked the 110th traffic-related fatality in LVMPD’s jurisdiction.

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