Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run collision on Lake Mead in Las Vegas, Nevada

Modified Date: 
Fri, 06/09/2023 - 1:09pm
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Pedestrian killed in apparent hit-and-run crash in west Las Vegas

According to LVMPD Lt. David Gordon, officers are investigating after a pedestrian was struck by vehicle in a hit-and-run crash on Lake mead east of Halston.

Man faces hit-and-run charges after fatal crash near West Lake Mead Boulevard

 When the vehicle collided with the pedestrian, he was thrown into the surrounding landscaping.

Pedestrian found dead after apparent hit-and-run crash in west Las Vegas valley

Officers responded to Lake Mead Boulevard near Anasazi Drive and found a pedestrian, who was pronounced dead at the scene, said Lt. David Gordon with Las Vegas Metropolitan Police.

Driver arrested and charged with murder in connection to hit-and-run crash

Investigators said they believed he was walking in the eastbound bike lane on Lake Mead when he was hit by a vehicle. According to police, they identified 20-year-old Ethan Chavez as the driver. Through the course of the investigation, police said they believe Chavez intentionally struck the victim.

Man charged with murder in Las Vegas hit and run last year

A suspect has been identified and charged with murder in a hit and run in Las Vegas late last year, according to a Metro Police news release.

Hit and Run
People Involved: 
Ethan Chavez
Lake Mead