Semitrailer strikes, kills pedestrian near Las Vegas Motor Speedway

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July 14, 2021 - 1:49 pm

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a semitrailer Wednesday day adjacent the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

The clang happened connected southbound Interstate 15 astatine Speedway Boulevard, according to a tweet from the Nevada Highway Patrol sent astatine astir 1 p.m.

#TrafficAlert Fatal Auto-Pedestrian clang involving a tractor trailer. I-15 southbound astatine Speedway Blvd. All southbound postulation being diverted disconnected astatine Speedway Blvd. Expect large delays and debar the area. #DriveSafeNV #LivesAreOnTheLine #NHPSoComm pic.twitter.com/KyrVGJ3Sfi

— NHP Southern Command (@NHPSouthernComm) July 14, 2021

Southbound postulation was being diverted disconnected of the road Wednesday day astatine Speedway Boulevard, the Highway Patrol said.

The bureau warned drivers to expect large delays and to debar the area.

Further accusation was not instantly available.

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