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Henderson Police searching for person who struck and killed woman

LAS VEGAS - The Henderson Police Department is seeking the public’s help in finding the person who hit and killed a woman with their vehicle Tuesday night.

According to officers, around 8:30 p.m. Henderson Police was called to the intersection of E. Galleria Drive and Ward Drive where they located a woman lying in the road. 

The investigation revealed the woman was struck while walking across East Galleria Drive. Police said the driver fled the scene of the collision without stopping to help the woman or call 9-1-1.

The woman was taken to Sunrise Hospital where she later died from her injuries.

The hit-and-run vehicle is described as a gray or silver, 2004-2007 Dodge Caravan or Chrysler Town and Country. The vehicle potentially sustained damage to the front and front passenger side.

The roadway was closed for about three hours while traffic detectives investigated.

The name of the victim will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office after identification and next of kin notification.

This is Henderson’s first traffic-related fatality this year.

Anyone with information, in this case, is urged to call the Henderson Police Department at 702-267-4911, 3-1-1, or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or visit Crime Stoppers website. Tips directly leading to a felony arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.


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