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Woman who died after being hit by car in east Las Vegas identified

Police searching for white, 4-door Toyota
Posted: 5:49 AM, Apr 04, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-05 13:45:49-04

UPDATE APRIL 5: Authorities have identified 48-year-old Jacquelin Dillon as the woman who died after being hit by a car near Nellis and Charleston boulevards on April 3.

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LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - A woman is dead after being hit by a car while trying to cross the street in east Las Vegas, according to police.

Officers are searching for a small, white Toyta in connection to the crash.

The incident happened on April 3 shortly before 11:30 p.m. near Nellis and Charleston boulevards. Officers say a 48-year-old woman was crossing Charleston at Arlington Street when the Toyota hit her.

The driver left the scene.

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Police continue to look for the driver and believe the vehicle may have damage to the front.

The Toyota was last seen going east on Charleston and possibly went northbound into an apartment complex.

The woman's death is the 29th traffic-related death in Las Vegas for 2019.

Early this morning, candles were left behind by a man who tells 13 Action News that he did not know the woman who died but wanted to honor her memory.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.