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Teen driving Ferrari in crash that killed cousin is held on $100,000 bail

A Huntington Beach teenager was being held on $100,000 bail after being charged in the death of his cousin during a fiery crash of a Ferrari.

Orange County prosecutors charged Luicci Nader, 19, of Huntington Beach, with one felony count of vehicular manslaughter by unlawful manner of driving with gross negligence. Nader was being held on $100,000 bail, according to a statement from the district attorney's office.

He made his first court appearance Friday and is scheduled to appear in court for arraignment in March.

Nader was driving the sports car west on Coast Highway on the evening of Dec. 24 with Ralph Abinader, 24, in the passenger seat.

Police said the Ferrari, a gray 2008 F-430 Spider, was speeding down the highway between Jamboree Road and Bayside Drive when Nader lost control and careened into oncoming traffic at 5:15 p.m.

The car smashed head-on into a tow truck, police said. The Ferrari split in two, and Abinader died at the scene.


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Seriously, this story is two years old.

why do Ferraris always "split in two" upon gross impact?
more importantly, why are 19-year-olds allowed to drive them?

It's amazing they both did not die. And what of the tow truck driver. Sure the weight and metal diffrence is there. But he still took a big impact.

The tow truck driver left the scene of the crime. He is now a hit and run suspect. He's probably in Mexico by now, working as a college professor.


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