Coroner identifies woman killed on Boulder Highway

HENDERSON, Nev. -- The Clark County Coroner's Office has identified the woman who was struck and killed by a vehicle along Boulder Highway July 10 as 27-year-old Jessica Papin.

According to Henderson Police, Papin was crossing north of Lake Mead Parkway and was in a marked crosswalk. Two other cars stopped to let her walk, however, the driver who hit her failed to stop for her.

Police identified the driver as 84-year-old Paul Bennett. He voluntarily submitted to blood testing to determine if drugs or alcohol were factors. A preliminary investigation shows speed does not seem to be a factor. The crash is still under investigation.

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