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Las Vegas Hit-and-Run Suspect Apprehended After Returning to Scene

By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, March 12, 2024 2:37 pm

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) announced the arrest of a suspect involved in a fatal hit-and-run collision that tragically claimed the life of a pedestrian.

Incident Details:

  • The collision occurred early Tuesday morning, March 12th, at approximately 1:13 am.
  • Location: West Sahara Avenue, east of the intersection with Valley View Boulevard.
  • A 34-year-old male pedestrian crossing Sahara Avenue outside a marked crosswalk was struck by a 2015 Nissan 370Z traveling eastbound.
  • The driver of the Nissan fled the scene without providing any assistance or information.
  • Sadly, medical personnel arriving at the location pronounced the pedestrian deceased.

Investigation and Arrest:

  • Hours later: The vehicle involved in the incident, along with its driver, Angelo Pascua (29), returned to the scene.
  • Mr. Pascua identified himself to LVMPD officers and was subsequently taken into custody.
  • He currently faces charges of hit-and-run resulting in a fatality.

Current Status:

  • Mr. Pascua has been booked at the Clark County Detention Center.
  • The investigation into the collision remains ongoing by LVMPD’s Collision Investigation Section.
  • The intersection has been reopened.

Tragic Toll:

LVMPD emphasizes that this incident marks the 38th traffic-related fatality within their jurisdiction in 2024, highlighting the critical need for safe driving practices and pedestrian awareness.

Credits: Fox5Vegas

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