LAS VEGAS -- The Clark County Coroner's Office has identified the woman killed while crossing the street as 59-year-old Quida Maria Gee from Las Vegas. The coroner says the cause of death was blunt force trauma and the manner of death is accidental.
According to Metro Police, the crash happened just before 6 p.m. Thursday at Durango Drive and Sahara Avenue.
Police say Gee was walking eastbound across Durango Drive, outside of a crosswalk, when a Yukon Denali that was heading north on Durango Drive hit her.
Witnesses told police Gee walked into the path of the SUV. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Durango Drive was shut down between Starboard Drive and Sahara Avenue for the investigation.
The driver of the vehicle remained on scene.
This is the 24th fatal crash in Metro's jurisdiction this year.