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Woman In Fatal Las Vegas Strip Crash Sent To Mental Hospital

LAS VEGAS (AP) — There won't be a trial anytime soon for a 25-year-old woman accused of killing one pedestrian and injuring at least 34 others by intentionally driving a car onto a Las Vegas Strip sidewalk.

A judge on Friday ordered Lakeisha Nicole Holloway sent to a state mental hospital for evaluation.

Holloway argued with Clark County District Court Judge David Barker, said she didn't trust the public defenders handling her case, and muttered to herself while Barker declared her unfit.

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The judge noted that one doctor found Holloway wasn't competent, and she refused a second evaluation.

Holloway's lawyers, Joseph Abood and Scott Coffee, say it's clear she's mentally ill.

Holloway is accused of 71 felonies including murder, attempted murder and battery with a deadly weapon in the Dec. 20 crash.