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News: Pedestrian killed in possible DUI crash near Commercial Ctr Plaza

LAS VEGAS, NV – A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a driver suspected of being under the influence near the Commercial Center Plaza early yesterday morning, according to information from FOX 5 Vegas.

The crash happened on E Sahara Avenue near Commercial Center Drive at around 12:51 a.m., after the driver of a Honda Civic collided with a pedestrian who was walking in the roadway.

The victim, who was not immediately identified pending family notification, was declared dead at the scene.

The driver, who was identified as 31-year-old Juan Jose Vazquez, was reportedly showing signs of being under the influence after the crash. He remained at the scene and was then taken into police custody on charges of DUI leading to death.

The accident remains under investigation at this time.

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