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LAS VEGAS (IHCT) – Police are investigating a deadly pedestrian accident that occurred in the early morning hours on Thursday.

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department responded to an accident around 1:45am that occurred on Eastern Avenue near Ione Road by the Buffet Asia on Feb 24.

It was reported that a vehicle heading south on Eastern Avenue hit a curb, landing into the landscape where it hit a homeless person lying on the ground.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle was charged with being under the influence while operating the vehicle and was arrested by police.