Pedestrian dies after being hit on I-80 near Wells

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WELLS, Nev. (KOLO)-- A person walking on Interstate 80 on Monday 2 miles west of Wells was hit by a passing car and died, the Nevada Highway Patrol reported Wednesday.

Prajedix Flores, 24, of West Wendover was flown from the scene in Elko County but died a short time later, the NHP said.

The crash happened on westbound I-80 at about 8:12 p.m. A 2019 Toyota Prius was going west in the right-hand lane and Flores was standing in the same lane, the NHP said. A passenger in the Prius was taken to a hospital and treated for injuries that were not life-threatening, the NHP said.

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