NFL Player Henry Ruggs Arrested After Killing Woman in Corvette While Drunk

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Henry Ruggs III a NFL receiver for the Raiders, was unceremoniously cut from his team after being arrested after being involved in a drunken driving crash which claimed the life of a 23 year-old woman.

As The New York Post reports:

Henry Ruggs III was driving his Corvette 156 miles per hour seconds before allegedly causing a fiery car crash Tuesday that left a 23-year-old woman dead, Clark County chief deputy district attorney Eric Bauman said in court Wednesday, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Ruggs, the former Raiders receiver who was cut by the team Tuesday night and is facing felony DUI charges, also had a blood alcohol content of .161, Bauman said, according to the Las Vegas Sun. That is more than twice the state’s legal limit of .08.

Bauman said the speed of Ruggs’ vehicle was 127 mph when the airbags were deployed, and that a dog was killed in the crash.

Ruggs, 22, appeared before a judge in Las Vegas Justice Court in a wheelchair. His mugshot shows him wearing a neck brace with a cut on his nose.

Ruggs’ bail is now set at $150,000, he is due back in court on November 10th.

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Richard Williams
Richard Williams
29 days ago

Youth is wasted on the young.

kathy johnson
kathy johnson
28 days ago

another one blessed with huge sums of money…thats all gone now and hes headed for prison…. tragic

23 days ago

just as many that are handed ridiculous salaries with no one to help them understand instant wealth is lost to evilness of money