Mary Gelino, 66, struck and killed by hit-and-run driver Lemar Gant, 42, at North Nellis Boulevard and East Lake Mead Parkway in Las Vegas, Nevada

Modified Date: 
Fri, 05/21/2021 - 1:22am
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Pedestrian killed in northeast Las Vegas hit-and-run

Investigators believe that a GMC truck turning right on Nellis hit an elderly woman, who was crossing in the crosswalk, Lt. Bret Ficklin told reporters at the scene.

Woman killed in hit-and-run was headed to granddaughter’s birthday party

On the evening of May 5, Mary Gelino was walking to her granddaughter’s 13th birthday party when police said a pickup truck ran her over in a northeast Las Vegas crosswalk, then left the scene.

Man arrested in hit-and-run that killed Las Vegas grandmother

Angelino said the arrest is a step in the right direction for her family to get closure. She said the family is planning on attending a hearing for Gant, which is scheduled for June 2.

Hit and Run
People Involved: 
Mary Gelino
Lemar Gant

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