William Baxter Jr. and Kristie Baxter Identified in Fatal Las Vegas Hit-and-Run, Mykael Terrell Arrested
LAS VEGAS, NV (January 4, 2023) – The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police identified 44-year-old William Baxter Jr. and 51-year-old Kristie Baxter as the victims of a hit-and-run on 4th Street on December 28.
According to the Nevada State Police, the collision happened near Fremont Street around 7:30 PM.
Based on a report, William and Kristie were attempting to cross 4th against a don’t cross pedestrian signal at the time of the crash. At that point, Mykael Terrell struck the victims and left in his SUV.
As a result, William was pronounced dead at the scene. Paramedics transported Kristie to University Medical Center, where she later died.
Later on, police located and arrested Terrell for DUI and hit-and-run charges.
At this point, the investigation is still ongoing. In addition, no other details are available.
We offer our sincere condolences to the bereaved family and friends of William Baxter Jr. and Kristie Baxter.
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