Second victim identified in deadly DUI crash

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Aaron Kruse appears in court on Nov. 13, 2019.

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Officials have released the identity of the second victim in a deadly DUI crash from Saturday. Officials say 49-year-old Alfonso Bueno-Toxqui was killed, along with 45-year-old Norma Ortiz, when 24-year-old Aaron Kruse slammed into the back of the Toyota they were in.

The crash happened at Boulder Highway and East Flamingo Road on November 9. Officials say Bueno-Toxqui and Ortiz were killed when the car they were in caught fire following the crash.

According to the arrest report, Kruse was driving at a high rate of speed and had been drinking prior to the crash. He faces charges for second-degree murder and DUI. He could face up to life in prison.

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