Police search for hit-and-run driver in deadly crash near Rio Hotel

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Police are searching for a motorist involved in a hit-and-run accident that killed two pedestrians from Georgia near the Rio Hotel-Casino in Las Vegas.

Investigators say Terry Lance Westbrook, 71, and Charlotte Westbrook, 74, both from Kennesaw, Georgia, were trying to cross a street when they were struck by a car late Friday.

Police say they were not in a crosswalk at the time, and were pronounced dead at the scene.

Their names were not immediately released.

Police say the driver of a black 2000 - 2003 Nissan Sedan fled the scene without stopping.

The 10 p.m. accident is under investigation.

 

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