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Elderly woman killed in hit-and-run at Henderson Walmart

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An elderly woman died in a hit and run at the Henderson Walmart on Marks Street, according to Henderson Police. (Kurt Rempe / FOX5) An elderly woman died in a hit and run at the Henderson Walmart on Marks Street, according to Henderson Police. (Kurt Rempe / FOX5)
Nichole Zimmerman booking photo. (Courtesy: HPD) Nichole Zimmerman booking photo. (Courtesy: HPD)
HENDERSON, NV (FOX5) -

A woman killed in a hit-and-run crash at a Henderson Walmart has been identified.

According to the Clark County Coroner's Office, 79-year-old Geraldine Francis Tomitz died in the crash. 

Police said the driver of a U-Haul truck, Nichole Zimmerman, ran Tomitz over in the parking lot at 540 Marks Street and fled the scene at around 1:20 p.m. Thursday, according to Henderson Police.

Tomitz victim was taken to Sunrise Hospital where she later died, police said.

Henderson Police later spotted the truck and Zimmerman was arrested on felony charges for leaving the scene and failure to render aid or notify police. 

It's the eleventh traffic death investigated by Henderson Police in 2017. 

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