NORTH LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Clark County Coroner identified Fredrick J. Mason, 49, as the man killed in a hit-and-run crash near Las Vegas Boulevard and Belmont Street on April 12. His death was ruled a homicide, caused by blunt force head injuries.
North Las Vegas Police arrested the driver involved Monday. Jacqueline Rose Martin, 43, faces one count of open murder with use of a deadly weapon.
They say the incident is being investigated as a homicide, as detectives determined the initial hit to be intentional over the course of the investigation.
Martin was booked at the North Las Vegas Community Corrections Center.
Mason was found dead around 1 a.m. Police say they responded to the area after receiving a call about an injured person.
The preliminary investigation revealed a vehicle was traveling northbound on North Las Vegas Boulevard and struck Mason, who was waiting at a bus stop.
The driver of the vehicle, now identified as Martin, failed to stop and fled the scene.
Medical personnel pronounced the victim dead at the scene.
Anyone with additional information is asked to call the North Las Vegas Police Department at (702) 633-9111 or Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 to submit an anonymous tip.