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Two Killed in High-Speed Las Vegas Crash, Hit-and-Run Suspect Sought

By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, March 2, 2024 1:39 pm

LAS VEGAS – Two people were tragically killed in a Friday night crash on Vegas Drive and Pyramid Drive. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a hit-and-run driver involved in the fatal collision.

Details of the Crash

The incident occurred around 10:11 p.m. According to police, a 2008 Ford Crown Victoria and a dark sedan were traveling eastbound on Vegas Drive at a high rate of speed when a 2005 Nissan Frontier, turning left onto Vegas Drive, crossed their path. The Nissan collided with the Ford, causing the Ford to spin and strike a light pole. Debris from the collision damaged two parked vehicles. The driver of the dark sedan fled the scene.

Tragic Outcome

The 16-year-old driver of the Ford and the vehicle’s passenger were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Nissan remained on-site and showed no signs of impairment. These deaths mark the 32nd and 33rd traffic-related fatalities in LVMPD’s jurisdiction for 2024.

Investigation and Call for Information

The collision remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the dark sedan or the crash is urged to contact the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Collision Investigation Section at 702-828-3595. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555, crimestoppersofnv.com, or the “P3” mobile app.

Credits: Review Journal

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