The pedestrian who died after being hit by a car that fled the scene Friday evening on Maryland Parkway has been identified as 65-year-old Cora Law of Las Vegas.
Law was attempting to cross Maryland at 6:36 p.m. from the east curb to the west curb about 20 feet south of Stewart Avenue when a large gray or burgundy sport utility vehicle with chrome rims and large tires hit her.
Las Vegas police believe Law was in a crosswalk. The vehicle continued south on Maryland and fled the scene, according to police.
Law was taken to University Medical Center, where she died shortly after arrival.
Police are looking for the vehicle. Anybody with information is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 385-5555 or Det. William Redfairn at 828-3128.