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Driver who hit dozens on Las Vegas Strip could face 1,000 years

By Shawn Price   |   Jan. 21, 2016 at 12:39 AM

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- The woman accused of mowing down dozens of people on the Las Vegas Strip last month could be sentenced to more than 1,000 years if she is convicted of all her charges, the district attorney said.

Lakeisha Holloway, 24, had more charges added to the mountain she already faces for allegedly driving her car up on to a sidewalk on the Strip, killing one person and injuring 35 others.

Holloway now faces one count of murder, 30 counts of attempted murder, four counts of attempted murder of a person 60 years or older, and multiple charges of battery with a deadly weapon.

She is also charged with one count of child abuse, neglect or endangerment for hitting an 11-year-old with her car and another count for Holloway having her 3-year-old daughter in the backseat while she allegedly committed the acts, prosecutors said.

Prosecutors dropped a preliminary count of leaving the scene of an accident.

"These additional charges reflect the totality of the lives impacted by the defendant's actions," Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson said in a statement. "If convicted of all charges, the defendant may be sentenced to over 1,000 years in prison."

Holloway's attorney Scott Coffee told NBC she was "doing well" in protective custody and no longer on suicide watch. Holloway's daughter was also released to family members.

Holloway is next expected in court Feb. 4.

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