LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A woman was hit and killed by a vehicle early Tuesday morning.
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said the crash happened around 4:15 a.m. June 23 at 1729 E. Charleston Boulevard, near Bruce Street.
According to the investigation, the woman was sitting on a pathway in front of the property when the vehicle failed to stop in a marked parking stall and drove into the pathway, hitting the woman. The woman was taken to UMC Trauma Center where she died from her injuries.
Police say the driver, 23-year-old Tyraira La Shun Joseph, fled the scene and was located "a short time later." After police located and noted signs of impairment, she was arrested and booked into the Clark County Detention Center.
The identity of the pedestrian who was hit by the vehicle is pending release from the coroner's office. Her death marks the 44th traffic-related fatality for LVMPD in 2020.