Coverage of a fatal hit-and-run crash involving a crowd on the Venice Beach Boardwalk

Suspect in Fatal Venice Boardwalk Crash Pleads Not Guilty

An Italian woman on her honeymoon was killed in the Aug. 3 crash on the famed Venice Boardwalk

By Jason Kandel
|  Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014  |  Updated 7:26 PM PDT
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Man Plows Car Into Crowd on Venice Boardwalk

Nathan Louis Campbell made his first court appearance at the Los Angeles Airport Courthouse on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, pleading not guilty to murder, along with 16 counts of assault with a deadly weapon and 17 counts of hit-and-run. His bail was set at $1.48 million.


A man accused of crashing his car through a crowd of people on the Venice Boardwalk -- killing a Italian woman on her honeymoon and injuring more than a dozen others -- pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to murder and other charges.

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Nathan Louis Campbell, 38, entered his pleas in connection with the Aug. 3 crash on the Venice Boardwalk that killed Alice Gruppioni, 32, who was visiting from Italy on a honeymoon.

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Witnesses Recount Horror of Deadly Venice Boardwalk Crash

A hearing to determine if Nathan Campbell should stand trial for a deadly Venice Boardwalk crash continued Tuesday at the Airport Courthouse. Campbell is accused of hitting and killing an Italian woman on her honeymoon. Hetty Chang reports from the LAX Courthouse for the NBC4 News at 5pm on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013.

Venice Boardwalk Crash Suspect Makes Court Appearance

The Colorado man accused of steering his car into crowds of people on the Venice boardwalk appeared in court on Tuesday. Nathan Louis Campbell is charged with murdering a woman on her honeymoon and injuring more than a dozen others. Kim Baldonado reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Nov. 19, 2013.
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Witnesses said the driver maneuvered around barriers and intentionally aimed at tourists and vendors.

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Campbell's attorney, Philip Dube, has said his client struggled to get the car out of park because of a faulty shift lever, gunned it, then panicked when it lurched forward and hit Gruppioni.

Campbell could face life in prison if he is convicted.

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