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Police: Hit-and-run victim may have been lying in road

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Alexis Monasterio, 17, died as a result of a hit-and-run incident on Charleston Boulevard on March 17, 2013. (Photo courtesy: Monasterio family) Alexis Monasterio, 17, died as a result of a hit-and-run incident on Charleston Boulevard on March 17, 2013. (Photo courtesy: Monasterio family)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

A 17-year-old girl who died in a hit-and-run collision in east Las Vegas may have been sitting or lying in the roadway when she was struck by a vehicle, according to police.

Las Vegas Metro disclosed the detail after new witnesses to the March 17 incident on Charleston Boulevard near Stillwater Bridge Street came forward.

According to police, those witness statements corroborated with physical evidence at the scene that indicate Alexis Monasterio may have been sitting or lying in the boulevard at the time of the incident.

Police said several vehicles were still being sought in the hit-and-run, and video evidence from nearby businesses is being reviewed to identify any suspects.

Police are urging anyone with information on the incident to contact Metro's Accident Investigation Section at 702-828-3786 or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

Stay tuned to FOX5 for the latest on this developing story.

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