Coroner IDs Teen Killed in Apparent DUI Crash

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Authorities have identified a 15-year-old boy killed Saturday night in an apparent DUI crash in Las Vegas.

Clark County coroner's officials say passenger Robert Lee Brown died of his injuries at the scene of the crash on North Rainbow Boulevard south of West Lake Mead Boulevard.

Police say a Chevy Blazer was driving northbound on Rainbow about 8 p.m. Saturday when it slid off the roadway and knocked over a light pole.

Brown was pronounced dead at the scene, while officials say the two other people in the vehicle had minor injuries.

The 23-year-old driver, Arturo Castillo, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

The incident marks the 25th traffic-related death this year in Las Vegas police jurisdiction.

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