A second pedestrian has died after two people were struck by an SUV driven by an allegedly impaired driver in North Las Vegas on New Year’s Day, police said.
The Clark County coroner’s office on Tuesday also identified the two people killed as Tracy Sundberg, 51, and Randall Ray, 68.
A Suzuki XL7 hit Sundberg and Ray as they were walking at North Aliante Parkway and Nature Park Drive on Sunday just before 2:40 p.m., said officer Alexander Cuevas, who is a spokesman for the North Las Vegas Police Department.
Both Sundberg and Ray were taken to University Medical Center. Sundberg died at the hospital on Sunday.
Ray, of North Las Vegas, died Monday evening.
Police said the Suzuki, driven by Fernando Reyes, backed into a 2015 Ford Fusion, stopped briefly, then drove off. Reyes then allegedly drove through a red light and struck a 2012 Toyota Prius before striking the pedestrians.
Neither the driver of Fusion nor the driver of the Prius was injured.
Reyes allegedly tried to run off after the second crash, but witnesses stopped him from walking away, for which police expressed gratitude.
Reyes was arrested nearby and booked on suspicion of leaving the scene of a crash, reckless driving, impaired driving resulting in death and substantial bodily harm, operating an unregistered vehicle, violating an instructional permit and driving without a seat belt.