LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – Las Vegas Metropolitan police say they’ve located the vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash that left one person dead — despite efforts to change its appearance

The crash happened around 3:40 Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Lake Mead Boulevard and Tonopah Drive. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police say a black GMC pickup ran a red light, hit a pedestrian, and then just kept driving. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Las Vegas police searching for driver after pedestrian killed in hit-and-run on Lake Mead, Tonopah

LVMPD put out an urgent call for those with more information on the crash to provide tips, and early Tuesday morning the department’s traffic division posted this photo to social media showing the suspected truck painted yellow:

LVMPD’s traffic division posted this posted this photo on social media Tuesday morning showing the truck officers say was involved in a deadly hit-and-run crash Sunday afternoon.(Courtesy: LVMPD)

A caption read: “You thought by changing the color of the vehicle we wouldn’t find you?!”

FOX5 is working to learn more the case. We’re also waiting for the Clark County Coroner’s Office to release the name of the victim.

Stay with FOX5 for continuing coverage of this developing story.


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