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Las Vegas Police: 17-Year-Old Girls In Crosswalk Killed In Crash

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say two 17-year-old girls were fatally injured when struck in a crosswalk by a car whose was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence resulting in death.

Police said the car went onto a sidewalk where it struck a sign before hitting the girls in a marked crosswalk. The car then crashed into a pole and a tree after striking the girls. The girls' identities weren't released. Police said the driver, 38-year-old Ebone Whitaker of Las Vegas, was taken to a hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries.

It wasn't immediately known whether she has an attorney who could comment on her behalf.