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Terrorism ruled out in Las Vegas strip crash; 1 dead, 37 injured in auto rampage

vegasincidentOn Sunday, news broke that a woman drove her car through a crowd of pedestrians standing opposite the luxurious Paris Hotel in Las Vegas.

Initially, police were investigating the incident as a possible act of terrorism, but later ruled that out.

The driver has been detained and is currently being interviewed by authorities and tested for impairment.

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Witnesses say the driver was a woman who had a child in the car.

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The winner of the Miss Universe contest was announced around the same time the incident took place.

A video report of the incident can be seen below:

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A 10-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, Joe ran for a city council position in Riverside, Calif., in 1991 and managed successful campaigns for the Idaho state legislature. Co-author of "Banned: How Facebook enables militant Islamic jihad," Joe wrote for Examiner.com from 2010 until it closed in 2016 and his work has been published at Newsbusters, Spokane Faith and Values and other sites. He now runs the Conservative Firing Line.

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