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Hearing set for teacher charged with DUI in crash

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A first-grade teacher charged with drunken driving after her car struck a 15-year-old boy at a bus stop was in court for her arraignment Friday morning.

Noel Lardeo's preliminary hearing was set for Apr. 2 at 9 a.m. Lardeo remains at Clark County Detention Center on $250,000 bail.

Lardeo has been in jail since her arrest just after 5 a.m. Sunday on Spring Mountain Road west of El Camino Road.

She faces additional charges of driving without a license and having an open container in a vehicle.

According to an arrest report, two containers of vodka were found in Lardeo's 2005 Acura.

Link: DUI suspect claimed she was designated driver

Lardeo -- who teaches at Roger M. Bryan Elementary School -- failed a sobriety test, police said, and claimed she was the designated driver giving her roommate a ride home.

The teen struck by Lardeo's car was rushed to a hospital in critical condition. Police later told FOX5 one of the boy's legs was amputated.

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