The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley.
A Caesars Entertainment Spokesperson released the following statement in regards to a water main break at The Linq hotel-casino. “A water line at The LINQ Hotel + Experience was damaged by construction. It had limited impact to the property as a whole, and water to those few impacted areas should be restored by 5:30 p.m. No guests or customers had to be evacuated.”
Las Vegas police say a pedestrian was killed at 6101 N. Decatur Blvd. near West Tropical Parkway. No roads have been affected. READ MORE
Las Vegas Fire & Rescue is on the scene of a fire in a 2-story apartment building at 2217 Sunrise Ave near Eastern Avenue. The building was evacuated. The fire is almost out.
F3H TOC: 7:52AM 2217 Sunrise Ave flames & smoke showing from 2-sto apt bldg, people evac’d bldg, crews setting up to attack, water on the fire., fire mostly out, some units cancelled. no inj’s reported. #PIO1NEWS. E1,201,4,108, T8, R204,4, EMS1, B1,3 pic.twitter.com/HNGII9asff— Las Vegas FireRescue (@LasVegasFD) December 17, 2019
Las Vegas Fire & Rescue is on the scene of a fire at a small, one-story house at 301 Madison Ave. near D Street.
Police say a female pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Flamingo Road near Paradise Road. She was transported to Sunrise Hospital with possible life-threatening injuries. The woman, who was not in a crosswalk, was hit by a 2015-2019 black GMC Canyon or Chevrolet Colorado. The driver did not stay at the scene and has not been located. ***UPDATE FEB. 4, 2020: The coroner has identified the woman killed in this hit-and-tun crash as 32-year-old Gera Baker. The cause of death is listed as blunt force trauma and suicide. No word if a driver was arrested in this case.
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