Published Wednesday, May 22, 2013 | 2:19 p.m.
Updated Wednesday, May 22, 2013 | 2:41 p.m.
A 37-year-old Henderson woman died after she was hit by a truck Tuesday night as she walked along U.S. 95 near the Railroad Pass Hotel and Casino.
The woman, who was hit about 9:40 p.m., was taken to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead at 11:16 p.m., according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.
The Clark County Coroner's Office identified her as Penny Franco.
No additional details about the circumstances surrounding the incident were immediately released.
If you want to visit the country's longest-running casino, this is it. The hotel and casino were established in 1931, serving Boulder City and southeast Henderson and visitors passing through Hoover Dam. A Heritage Room museum offers a look at vintage photographs, old slot machines and other memorabilia.
The hotel features 120 rooms and suites and is just a few minutes by car from Hoover Dam or the Las Vegas Strip. The hotel is pet friendly and offers free Wi-Fi, a pool, in-room coffee maker, smoking and non-smoking rooms, a lounge with live entertainment, RV and boat parking. Dining includes a buffet, the Iron Rail Cafe and The Steakhouse at the Pass.
The casino offers penny slots, $1 craps, $2 roulette and $3 blackjack, video slot machines, video poker, video keno and multi-game machines. A William Hill Sports Book takes sports bets and a sports betting kiosk is available daily from 6 a.m. to midnight.