Reno Man Killed, Driver Accused of DUI in Vegas

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Police say a 44-year-old Las Vegas man is being
held on felony drunken driving and hit-and-run charges after his
car hit and killed a Reno man crossing Boulder Highway.

Records show that David Nieto was held Wednesday at the Clark
County jail pending an initial court appearance following the crash
a little before 11 p.m. Tuesday near the Eastside Cannery
casino-hotel.

The name of the 50-year-old victim wasn't immediately made
available.

Police say he wasn't in a marked crosswalk when he was struck by
a 2004 Nissan Sentra.

He was pronounced dead at Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center.

Police say Nieto drove away after the crash, but was found and
arrested a short time later.

It was the 63rd traffic related fatality in Las Vegas police jurisdiction this year.


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