UPDATE: Metro Police arrest suspect in fatal hit-and-run at Nellis, Lake Mead

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) UPDATE: 05/19, 11 p.m.: Metro Police have arrested a suspect in connection to a fatal hit-and-run crash at Nellis and Lake Mead on May 5. According to a department Facebook post, the Criminal Apprehension Team made the arrest.

The victim was 66-year-old Mary Katherine Gelino. She was walking in the crosswalk when police say the suspect hit, ran over her and left the scene while witnesses tried to help.

** Original Story**

The Clark County Coroner identified Mary Katherine Gelino, 66, as the pedestrian killed in a fatal hit-and-run crash at Nellis and Lake Mead on May 5. Her death was ruled accidental, caused by blunt trauma.

The incident occurred around 7:08 p.m.

Police say Gelino was pronounced dead on scene.

A photo of the suspect vehicle was released. They say it is a grey pickup truck with a trailer. If you have information about the vehicle, call Metro at (702) 828-3111.

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