LAS VEGAS — Police say a 21-year-old Brazilian man was killed after he jumped onto the hood of a car near the Las Vegas Strip.

Las Vegas police say the man climbed onto the four-door Mercedes car early Wednesday morning.

Police say the car accelerated, knocking the pedestrian to the ground near Flamingo Road and Koval Lane.

The man was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police did not name the man.

Police say the car left the scene, and officers are investigating.

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