- Associated Press - Saturday, March 19, 2016

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Authorities say a man was lying or sitting down in a Las Vegas street before he was fatally hit by a car.

Police say the pedestrian-vehicle collision happened Friday just after 8 p.m. near Alta Drive and Easy Street.

According to witnesses and evidence at the scene, the 64-year-old man was occupying an eastbound lane when a Pontiac Trans Sport came upon him.

Police say a vehicle in front of the Pontiac swerved to avoid the man but the 52-year-old male driver of the Pontiac ran over him.

Emergency responders pronounced him dead at the scene.

His identity has not been released.

No charges have been filed against the driver.

The collision remains under investigation.

The incident is the 26th traffic-related fatality in Las Vegas this year.

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