Police Arrest Man in Fatal Hit-and-Run - 8 News NOW

Police Arrest Man in Fatal Hit-and-Run

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LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police have arrested a 22-year-old following a fatal hit-and-run incident.

Officers say at around 4 a.m. Saturday the victim, 39-year-old Norman Beavers, was walking across Las Vegas Blvd. at the intersection of Agate Ave. They say Beavers stepped off the median into an implied crosswalk.

Police say a Nissan Altima hit Beavers who died from his injuries. The car did not stop, but witnesses were able to tell police what happened.

Officers tracked down the car in a nearby neighborhood and arrested the driver, Peter Whitaker. Whitaker was booked into Clark County Detention Center for felony hit and run.

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