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Man charged after allegedly running over suicidal woman

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A person from New Mexico is dealing with felony costs after he allegedly ran over a woman mendacity down on Jones Road after which fled the scene.

Christopher Bustillos, 30, is dealing with felony costs of DUI leading to loss of life and failure to cease on the scene of a crash.

According to the arrest report, the 22-year-old woman who was killed was recognized as Emnet Asmamaw and whereas preventing along with her boyfriend early Wednesday morning, she made suicidal feedback and laid down in a journey lane of southbound Jones close to West University Avenue.

The report stated a witness who was driving in a lane subsequent to Bustillos witnessed somebody within the roadway waving their arms and swerved to keep away from them however “looked to his left to witness the Mustang run over the person lying in the roadway.”

The witness advised police Bustillos stopped the Mustang and the woman’s legs might be seen beneath the car. The witness stated he and Bustillos tried to carry the car off of her however had been unsuccessful. The witness advised police he went again to his automotive to retrieve a instrument so he might jack up the automotive however he noticed Bustillos get within the Mustang and flee the scene, the report stated.

“The Mustang proceeded south on Jones. It traveled approximately 750 feet before depositing Emnet Asmamaw on the roadway,” the report acknowledged.

Bustillos was arrested about 20 minutes later throughout a site visitors cease on the 215 freeway close to Warm Springs Road. The arrest report stated he failed a Standardized Field Sobriety Test and the officer famous he had “bloodshot, watery eyes and a moderate smell of an unknown alcohol emitting from his breath.”

He was arrested and booked into the Clark County Detention Center.

Bustillos’ bail was set at $75,000 throughout his preliminary listening to on Thursday.

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