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Las Vegas police investigate injury crash on Flamingo at Koval

Updated January 3, 2018 - 7:46 am

A man died after he fell off the hood of a car in the central valley early Wednesday morning.

The incident was reported about 2:30 a.m. on Flamingo Road near Koval Lane, Metropolitan Police Lt. Josh Martinez said. Police later said that the 21-year-old man jumped on the hood of a black four-door Mercedes-Benz and the car took off, causing the man to fall. The man was taken to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center where he died, police said.

The Mercedes-Benz’s driver left the scene.

This is the first traffic-related death in the Metropolitan Police Department’s jurisdiction this year.

Contact Max Michor at mmichor@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Follow @MaxMichor on Twitter. Review-Journal staff writer Blake Apgar contributed to this story.

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