Photo of DUI Suspect in Deadly Crash Released - 8 News NOW

Photo of DUI Suspect in Deadly Crash Released

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LAS VEGAS -- The driver in a deadly car crash that claimed the life a 15-year-old boy is facing a felony DUI charge.  

Arturo Castillo, 23, was behind the wheel when he lost control of his vehicle heading north on Rainbow Boulevard, Metro Police said. The vehicle slid off the road and hit a light pole.

Robert Lee Brown, 15, a rear seat passenger, died of his injuries.

According to the arrest report, Castillo told police he had drank several beers and smoked some marijuana. Police said, "Castillo could not grasp the severity of his actions and that a passenger who was riding in his vehicle was deceased."

The report said Castillo could not pass the field sobriety tests.

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