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Las Vegas basketball player arrested after fatal crash out on house arrest

Posted at 6:34 PM, Jan 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-05 11:10:44-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The local basketball player accused of a deadly DUI is out on house arrest.

Police say Zaon Collins was intoxicated and driving nearly 90 miles per hour in a 35 mile per hour zone when he crashed into another driver.

RELATED: Community remembers man killed by suspected DUI driver in southwest Las Vegas

He's accused of killing 52-year-old Eric Echevarria in the south part of the valley.

Collins is charged with DUI above the legal limit and reckless driving resulting in death.

Court records show the 19-year-old has been cited four previous times while driving since 2017 that includes a citation for speeding at more than 21 mph over the posted speed limit.

He is scheduled to be back in court again Thursday.