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3 new lawsuits filed against Scott Gragson in deadly Summerlin DUI crash

Posted: 10:54 PM, Aug 13, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-15 10:51:52-04
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LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — UPDATE AUG. 15: New details have been revealed about the lawsuits that have been filed against Scott Gragson and his employer Colliers.

The lawsuit alleges Gragson interacted and mingled with current, former and potential clients in his capacity as a Colliers executive during a charity golf tournament before the fatal crash.

The lawsuit also alleges that Melissa Newton, who was killed in the crash, had no knowledge of Gragson's alcohol consumption.

Gragson has pleaded not guilty.

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Three new lawsuits were filed against accused DUI driver Scott Gragson on Tuesday.

Gragson is accused by police of driving drunk and killing a mother of three in Summerlin.

Records show Gragson's blood alcohol level was .147.

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Las Vegas valley mother Melissa Newton was killed in the crash. The new lawsuits are against Gragson and Colliers International, the real estate company he worked for.

They were filed on behalf of the victim and two other passengers who were in the SUV at the time.

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Gragson is facing several criminal charges.

He has pleaded not guilty.

His trial date has been set for March of next year.

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