Pedestrian killed on I-80 in Elko County

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ELKO, NV (KOLO) - The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating the death of a pedestrian Sunday night.

The crash was reported about 10PM May 19, 2019. A pedestrian wearing dark clothes was walking in the travel lane in Elko County about 16 miles east of Wells. He was hit by the driver of a Ford truck.

Preliminary investigation indicates the pedestrian was walking westbound and was hit by the westbound driver. The truck's airbags deployed, and the driver and passengers in the truck were not hurt.

The pedestrian, whose name has not been released, was pronounced dead on scene.

NHP asks anyone with information to contact Trooper Scott Burt at (775) 753-1111 or Sergeant Jeff Howell at (775) 752-3235.

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