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Las Vegas Police Say They’ve Made an Arrest in the Hit-And-Run Killing of a 40-Year-Old Woman

By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, September 5, 2022 11:39 pm

Las Vegas Police Say They’ve Made an Arrest in the Hit-And-Run Killing of a 40-Year-Old Woman

Author: Nevada Globe Staff

LAS VEGAS – A 40-year-old Las Vegas woman was killed in a hit-and-run, and police have arrested the suspect in the case.

The Las Vegas police department reports that on Monday, September 5th, they arrested 31-year-old Zahrai Mendez-Amador for hit-and-run.

The incident happened on Friday, September 2 at 10:54 p.m. on East Cheyenne Avenue and Queen Street, close to the Pecos neighborhood.

The unnamed 40-year-old female pedestrian was allegedly struck by Mendez-2018 Amador’s Chevrolet Equinox while she was crossing the street outside of a designated crosswalk.

Tragically, despite the best efforts of the medics on the spot, the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the site.

According to the announcement, Mendez-Amador was arrested and lodged in the Clark County Detention Center on suspicion of fleeing the scene without first ensuring the pedestrian’s safety.

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