The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department responded to a fatal accident around 12:30 a.m. Saturday in Summerlin near south Upland Blvd., north of west Mayflower Lane.
Witnesses indicated that the victim, 46, was standing in front of a residential driveway outside of her vehicle when she was struck and killed by a 19-year-old driver.
The victim was transported to the University Medical Center Trauma unit and was pronounced dead.
The driver was arrested for a driving under the influence of alcohol involving an accident with death.
This is the 42 traffic related fatality in Metro's jurisdiction in 2011.
The fatal accident is under investigation and the victim's identity will not be released until examined by the Clark County Coroner's office.
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