2 killed near Rio in hit and run

Two pedestrians died after being hit by a car near the Las Vegas Strip Friday night. Las Vegas police supervisor Lt. Roger Price said two pedestrians were crossing the street outside of a marked crosswalk by the Rio hotel and casino, near the intersection of Flamingo Road and Arville Street, when they were struck by a vehicle just after 10 p.m.

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2 killed near Rio in hit and run

Two pedestrians died after being hit by a car near the Las Vegas Strip Friday night. Las Vegas police supervisor Lt. Roger Price said two pedestrians were crossing the street outside of a marked crosswalk by the Rio hotel and casino, near the intersection of Flamingo Road and Arville Street, when they were struck by a vehicle just after 10 p.m.

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