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1 dead, 1 arrested after hit-and-run near Las Vegas Boulevard, Lamb

1 dead, 1 arrested after hit-and-run near Las Vegas Boulevard, Lamb
1 dead, 1 arrested after hit-and-run near Las Vegas Boulevard, Lamb(Kyle Oster/FOX5)
Published: Jun. 7, 2022 at 5:54 AM PDT
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - A pedestrian was killed and a man was arrested after a hit-and-run crash at Lamb & Las Vegas Boulevard.

According to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD), a 59-year-old pedestrian using a walker was hit by a Chevrolet Malibu around 2:05 a.m. That pedestrian was pronounced dead on scene. The driver fled the scene, but was located a short time later in the parking lot of a nearby apartment complex and was taken into custody.

LVMPD identified the driver as Luis Gonzalez, a 30-year-old Las Vegas resident. There was a 28-year-old female passenger in the car with him.

Police say Gonzalez displayed signs of impairment and failed field sobriety tests. He was arrested for DUI and Hit and Run charges, according to LVMPD.

This is the 66th traffic-related death in LVMPD’s jurisdiction for the year 2022.