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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A woman has died after being struck by a vehicle in northeast Las Vegas.

KSNV-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1MgreNd ) Las Vegas police Sgt. Richard Strader says the victim was hit Thursday night as she was trying to straddle two traffic lanes. She was not in a crosswalk.

A witness says the driver immediately stopped his vehicle and pulled over.

Strader says pedestrians and bikers should be careful and use crosswalks to avoid being hit.

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