Pedestrian struck, killed by car identified

The woman who was hit by a Cadillac in North Las Vegas and died Friday night has been identified by the Clark County coroner’s office.

Maria Ramirez-Cuadra, 57, attempted to cross Pecos Road near Lake Mead Boulevard at 11 p.m. She did not use a crosswalk, said police, and was hit by a 1993 Cadillac traveling in the right travel lane.

Ramirez-Cuadra died at the scene.

Contact reporter Annalise Porter at or 702-383-0264.