Judge sets $250k bond for man involved in suspected DUI crash that killed a 32-year-old mother

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A judge set bond for the suspect police say was involved in a crash that killed a mother on Thanksgiving morning. The bond is set at $250,000 for Nathaniel Postelle, the 27-year-old suspected DUI driver.

Officials say Postelle was driving home from a friend’s house impaired around 8:30 a.m. Thursday when he ran a red light at the intersection of Durango and Russell, and t-boned the 32-year-old victim.

The mother’s 12-year-old daughter was a passenger in the car and suffered minor injuries.

Postelle is facing DUI charges including DUI causing death and possession of a controlled substance.

Judge Joe Bonaventure mentioned in court on Friday that Postelle has a criminal history of one misdemeanor conviction and 9 failures to appear.

Postelle’s lawyer, Craig Mueller, says Postelle is a lifelong Las Vegas resident who graduated from Palo Verde High School and supports two kids, ages 4 and 8. He is also in the union, Local 525.

The next court date is set for Dec. 3.

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