2 pedestrians hit, killed on Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - A couple is dead after a vehicle hit them on Fremont Street and then took off.
Police say the crash happened just after 7:40 p.m. when the couple crossed the street at 4th Street and Fremont. The two were in a crosswalk but they were walking against the signal according to investigators.
They were hit by a red SUV which did have the green signal but did not stop. That vehicle continued northbound police told FOX5 at the scene.
The man died at the scene and the woman died at the hospital.
The suspect is now in custody, police were able to use their network of cameras throughout the city to quickly track down that resident red SUV and arrest the driver.
Police believe impairment was a factor in this crash.
The investigation is still ongoing.
4th Street will remain closed from Carson and Ogden.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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