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UPDATE: Woman killed on Sammy Davis Jr. Drive identified by coroner

Posted at 5:12 AM, Jun 04, 2021

UPDATE JUNE 10: The Clark County Coroner has identified the woman killed in the crash that occurred on Sammy Davis Jr. Drive as 44-year-old Rhonda Gail Medina. Her cause of death was blunt trauma and it was ruled an accident.

ORIGINAL STORY
Two pedestrians were killed in the Las Vegas valley in separate incidents late last night.

The first incident happened around 11:30 p.m. on June 3. Police say they received a call about a pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle near 4th Street and Bridger Avenue.

According to police, a vehicle was stopped in the center travel lane of Bridger Avenue when another vehicle went around it and hit two people.

It appears that one person had fallen out of a wheelchair and was being assisted by another person when they were struck.

The 67-year-old male in the wheelchair was transported to a local hospital and pronounced deceased. The 38-year-old male received minor injuries and was not transported.

The 65-year-old female driver stayed at the scene and did not display any signs of impairment.

The second incident happened shortly after 11:30 p.m. on June 3 near Sammy Davis Jr. Drive and Mel Torme Way. The 44-year-old female pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, 27-year-old Corey Hockin, remained on the scene and may have been impaired.

The Clark County coroner will identify the pedestrians.

Both incidents are still under investigation.