LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A Las Vegas woman accused of drinking at least five shots of tequila prior to a crash that left a father dead and his young son severely injured pleaded guilty Tuesday morning, according to court documents.
Lisa Geurino, 38, was accused of speeding in a Jeep and running a stop sign on June 1 at the intersection of Centennial Parkway and Shaumber Avenue, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said.
Geurino’s car hit a Volkswagen ID.4 with the Palmatier family inside. Stephen Wayne Palmatier Jr., 37, was killed. His wife, who was driving, and their two children were taken to the hospital. One of the children, a three-year-old boy was critically injured.
The arrest report said that a bartender told police he personally served Geurino five shots of tequila while she gambled at a neighborhood bar shortly before the crash.
Geurino pleaded guilty to charges of DUI resulting in death, DUI resulting in substantial bodily harm, reckless driving resulting in substantial bodily harm, and leaving the scene of a crash.
She is due to be sentenced Nov. 8, 2022.