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Vigil held for 2-year-old killed in NLV crash

Posted at 6:42 PM, Feb 07, 2016

LATEST UPDATE: The parents of Evelyn Green made an emotional plea to the driver who hit the 2-year-old during a vigil Monday night.

"I just want him to turn himself in," Joshua Green said.

"I asked God right now whoever you are turn yourself in. You took my daughter my everything," Vicki Green said.
 
North Las Vegas police were called to the scene of the girl after an argument broke out.
 

NLVPD responds to vigil after argument breaks out as family remember 2-year-old killed by hit & run driver Sunday. KTNV Channel 13 Action News

Posted by Bryan Callahan on Monday, February 8, 2016

UPDATE: An eyewitness tells 13 Action News she watched the fatal hit-and-run outside her home Sunday night.

The woman tells us she and her boyfriend were sitting on their porch when they saw a white van hit 2-year-old Evelyn Green, who was in the street.
 
"They yanked the baby off the ground and started screaming and hollering saying hey, help, help!"
 
But it was too late for help. The toddler didn't make it. Her older brother who was also hit, remains in the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
 
The eyewitness says she heard Vicki Green, Evelyn's mom, shoo the suspect away after he got out of his van and walked over to the family.
 
"He went over and talked to the lady but the lady wouldn't let him talk."
 
According to the eyewitness and Vicki Green, the suspect got in his car and took off before police got on scene.
 
North Las Vegas Police say it's their top priority to find the driver who did this.

ORIGINAL STORY:

A North Las Vegas family is grieving after their two-year-old was killed in a hit-and-run crash Sunday night. 

Neighbors were gathered outside for the Super Bowl while their kids were playing on Thomas Avenue near Lake Mead Boulevard and Pecos Road. Vicki Green, mother of the victim, tells Action News her daughter and son were riding on a scooter together when they were hit by a white van.

Two-year-old Evelyn Green was declared dead at the hospital. Her older brother was treated for minor injuries.

Green tells Action News the suspected hit-and-run driver pulled over and stuck around the scene for about 15 minutes. Green says he smelled like alcohol and kept saying he was sorry. Green also says the man left the scene before police got there.

Police say the driver was a Hispanic man in his 40s and was driving a white van with no windows.