News Release

Elderly Woman Dies After Being Struck By Vehicle in Parking Lot

December 28, 2017

Henderson, Nev. – A 79-year-old woman died this afternoon after being struck by a U-Haul moving truck in the parking lot of 540 Marks St. 

Henderson Police responded to the parking lot around 1:30 p.m. after it was reported that a U-Haul truck drove over the victim and fled the scene.

The victim was transported to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries.

The driver of the U-Haul truck, 22-year-old Nichole Zimmerman, was stopped by Henderson Police after fleeing the scene and subsequently arrested. Zimmerman is being held at the Henderson Detention Center on felony charges related to leaving the scene of an accident and failing to render aid or notify police.

A booking photograph is not available at this time.

This is the 11th traffic fatality investigated in 2017.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the Henderson Police Department at 702-267-4911, 3-1-1, or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or visit Crime Stoppers website. Tips directly leading to a felony arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.

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