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1 Dead, Dozens Injured After Car Mows Down Over 30 Pedestrians in Las Vegas (UPDATED)

At least one person is dead and over 20 more are injured––some critical––after a car mowed down over 30 pedestrians on the Las Vegas Strip earlier tonight.

The Vegas MPD shut down the entire strip and has been providing updates on the crash throughout the night on Twitter:

The driver is currently in police custody and undergoing tests for drugs and alcohol to determine whether she was under the influence. Roughly seven of the victims are critically injured, and one witness told NBC News “there are many ambulances on both sites”––Planet Hollywood (where the Miss Universe pageant was taking place tonight) and the Paris Hotel. You can watch the police addressing the crash earlier above (via KTNV), and below you can see pictures captured on the scene:

Update — 5:59 a.m. ET: The total number of bystanders injured in the event has risen to over 30 people according to Las Vegas law enforcement. The authorities have described the event as “intentional” on the part of the female driver.

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Police identified the driver as 24-year-old Lakeisha N. Holloway, of Portland, Oregon. She was driving with a three-year-old passenger. Authorities charged Holloway with murder, first-degree child neglect, and failing to stop at the scene of an accident, The Daily Beast reports.

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