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Ex-Raider Wideout In Serious Trouble Following Fatal DUI Crash

FILE - Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III walks on the field before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Oct. 10, 2021, in Las Vegas. Police in Las Vegas said Ruggs is facing a driving under the influence charge after a fiery vehicle crash early Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, that left a woman dead and Ruggs and his female passenger injured. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File) Nov 3rd 2021 @ap.images
FILE - Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III walks on the field before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Oct. 10, 2021, in Las Vegas. Police in Las Vegas said Ruggs is facing a driving under the influence charge after a fiery vehicle crash early Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, that left a woman dead and Ruggs and his female passenger injured. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File) Nov 3rd 2021 @ap.images

Police in Las Vegas  say former Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III was traveling 156 miles per hour before causing a deadly crash early in the morning on Tuesday November 2nd 2021.

TMZ reports Ruggs’ blood alcohol level was twice the legal limit when he rear-ended an SUV, causing that vehicle to catch fire.

The woman driving the SUV was killed.

Police also said  they found a gun in Ruggs’ Corvette.

Ruggs has been charged with DUI resulting in substantial bodily harm and reckless driving.

 

 

FILE – Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III walks on the field before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Oct. 10, 2021, in Las Vegas. Police in Las Vegas said Ruggs is facing a driving under the influence charge after a fiery vehicle crash early Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, that left a woman dead and Ruggs and his female passenger injured. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

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