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Woman Struck and Killed by Car Identified

LAS VEGAS -- The woman hit and killed by a car early Sunday morning has been identified as 60-year-old Maria Bentura Amezquita-Pamatz, according to the Clark County Coroner's office.

Amezquita-Pamatz was struck by a car as she attempted to cross Sahara Avenue near Arville Street.

Metro Police say she was crossing against the signal.

Police say the 41-year-old driver of a 2010 Nissan Altima involved in the crash was questioned. No charges were immediately filed

Amezquita-Pamatz was transported to University Medical Center where she was pronounced dead. This was the 38th traffic-related fatality in LVMPD's jurisdiction in 2012.



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