May 23, 2015
JEAN, Nev. (AP) - A pedestrian is dead after he was hit by an SUV along Interstate 15 near the Nevada-California border.
Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Loy Hixson says the crash happened about 6:15 p.m. Thursday near Jean.
Hixson tells the Las Vegas Sun the man, who's in his 20s, had parked just off the highway and was walking away from his vehicle when he was struck.
Hixson says there was no accident or other indication about why the man was leaving his vehicle.
The driver of the Chevy Suburban that hit the man remained at the scene.