Nathaniel Postelle, 27. (LVMPD)

Nathaniel Postelle, 27. (LVMPD)

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A suspected DUI driver involved in a fatal crash on Thanksgiving morning pleaded not guilty in court Tuesday morning.

Nathaniel Postelle, 27, is accused of driving drunk and running a red light at the intersection of Durango Drive and Russell Road around 8:35 a.m. Nov. 28.

Monique Prado, 32, died at the scene, according to the Clark County Coroner's office. Prado was a mother of three and was visiting from Victorville, Calif. for Thanksgiving.

According to court records, Postelle entered a not guilty plea to charges of DUI resulting in death, drug possession and failure to obey traffic devices.

A Las Vegas Metropolitan Police arrest report said Postelle had rock cocaine in his pocket at the time of the crash.

LVMPD Lt. Jeff Stuart told The Associated Press that the initial breath test showed Postelle's blood alcohol level was twice the legal limit.

A judge kept Postelle's bail at $250,000 with the condition that Postelle not drive if he posted bail. A preliminary hearing was set for March 10, 2020.

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Agood89

https://www.gofundme.com/f/go-fund-mecomfdonations-children-Monique-prado?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet

Here’s the link mentioned in my previous comment. Thank you so much.

Agood89

Please share this story as much as you can, my beautiful friends family has been struck with absolute deveatation on Thanksgiving of all days. I know through all of this I can say I’m thankful that my dear friends sister will never be forgotten, and that they are a family that will fight the sadness and use this to spread her light. Please donate if you can, let’s make this huge life transition as painless as possible to her sweet children and beautiful family left behind. Money can not take away the major hole in their hearts, but not having to worry about funeral costs and costs for the children WILL help by not being one more thing on their plate to stress/worry over. Thank you all who read this, may her family get justice and people learn to spend $5-$20 on an UBER/LYFT. .

Thud

No Deals.Hang the POS!

Steven

He is as worthless as that other drunk driving killer Kevin Raspberry. His friends likely also bloviate how he is such a great guy.

ApathyMinion

He will be back to his party ways and driving again regardless of what a judge may say.

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