An intoxicated man with four prior DUI convictions hit two women waiting for the bus on Boulder Highway. Steven Murray, a 44 year old man behind the wheel, was thought to have been impaired by prescription drugs at the time of the crash on Monday, July 7th.
Porshe Hughes, one women injured in the accident, remains hospitalized in Las Vegas, while the other woman, Patricia Hoff, was killed due to multiple blunt force injuries from the accident.
Murray was driving with only an instructional permit at the time of the crash and is facing charges of driving while under the influence of drugs, including Percoset and Valium. Police officers are still awaiting blood tests to determine the state of the driver during the accident.
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