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More details released into fatal auto-pedestrian crash near the Rio

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More details released into fatal auto-pedestrian crash near the Rio

By Krista Hostetler. CREATED Aug 4, 2014

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Las Vegas police have released more information about the hit-and-run, double fatal auto-pedestrian crash on Aug. 1.

Evidence showed the hit-and-run vehicle was a 2000-­2003 black 4-door Nissan Sentra 1.8 with stock wheels and tinted windows.

The damage location on the Nissan was on the front and front left.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-­5555.

The crash happened around 10 p.m. on South Valley View Boulevard, north of West Flamingo Road.

Witness statements indicated a dark colored Nissan sedan was traveling south when it struck two pedestrians. The driver of the Nissan fled the scene.

The pedestrians, 71-year-old Terry Westbrook and 74-year-old Charlotte Westbrook, were crossing Valley View Blvd and were not in a crosswalk when they were struck.

Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

Krista Hostetler

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Krista Hostetler is currently the Senior Web Editor for ktnv.com and KTNV Mobile.