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Arrest report in exotic car fatal crash released

Posted at 7:21 PM, Jun 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-06 17:15:06-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A security guard had just asked Joshua Badell to move his Camry moments before it was plowed into by a 2018 McLaren 570S, according to an arrest report released by the Las Vegas Justice Court.

The report relates how the McLaren was traveling at an "excessive" speed when its undercarriage struck the roadway, leaving a gouge, it spun clockwise, became airborne, and rocketed into the parking lot of the 702 Motoring business located on the 3300 block of East Tropicana Avenue, where Badell was in the process of moving his car.

The sports car slammed into the Camry and caused it to slide sideways, through a cement curb which made the car overturn.

Badell's vehicle then slid on its roof towards a cement wall which caused it to overturn a second time.

The Camry traveled seventy feet before coming to a stop on its roof.

Joshua Badell was declared deceased at the scene.

Arriving officers found Stanley Butler, Jr., behind the wheel of the McLaren and another person in the passenger seat.

The report continues that police were unable to conduct a field sobriety test on Butler due to his injuries but that responding medical personnel reported smelling "an intoxicating beverage coming from Stanley's person" and that Stanley stated having had a "little bit of wine to drink."

At the hospital, Stanley refused a police request for a blood draw, forcing police to obtain a search warrant from Judge Letizia in order to test the blood for alcohol content, the report also said.

Due to his injuries, Stanley Butler, Jr., was booked on DUI and DUI resulting in death charges in absentia.

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