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Utah woman gets prison time in North Las Vegas crash
First Published Apr 22 2014 08:11 pm • Last Updated Apr 22 2014 09:27 pm

Las Vegas • An 18-year-old Utah woman has been sentenced to three to 12 years in prison for leaving the scene of a crash that hurt eight pedestrians outside a North Las Vegas storefront church last summer.

The Las Vegas Sun reports that Nyakueth Tear cried softly at sentencing Tuesday by Clark County District Judge James Bixler.

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Tear pleaded guilty Feb. 12 to driving away after hitting the pedestrians late Aug. 8 outside Iglesia de Cristo on Losee Road.

A 54-year-old man was critically hurt and a pregnant woman was among seven others injured.

Tear admitted stopping, then trying to drive away before crashing and running toward Interstate 15.




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