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'You cannot run' - family of US woman accused of killing nail salon owner urges her to surrender

The family of a Las Vegas woman accused of using a stolen car to run over and kill a nail salon owner after failing to pay for a manicure is urging her to surrender.

In an interview that aired today on ABC's Good Morning America, the mother and grandmother of 21-year-old Krystal Whipple said she has to come out of hiding.

Krystal Whipple, 21, is being sought for allegedly using a stolen car to run over and kill a nail salon owner. Source: Clark County Detention Centre / Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

Mother Sharon Whipple apologised to the victim's family and hoped they could eventually forgive her daughter.

Krystal Whipple is accused of fleeing a nail salon December 29 without paying. Police say she then ran down 51-year-old Ngoc Nguyen with a stolen car, dragging the salon owner while speeding away.

The car was later found abandoned at a nearby apartment complex.