Major news has come out regarding Henry Ruggs and his court case.
The Former Las Vegas Raiders player is expected to plead guilty in connection with a DUI crash that left a 23-year-old woman dead in Las Vegas, according to review journal.
Ruggs was facing charges of DUI, reckless driving, and possession of a firearm while under the influence in connection with a fiery car wreck that killed Tina Tintor and her dog. Tintor did not die right away as the video of the aftermath stated she could be heard screaming for help as she ultimately burned to death.
“A preliminary hearing, when a judge listens to testimony and determines if there is enough evidence for a defendant to stand trial, was scheduled for Thursday, court records show.”
Ruggs was allegedly driving 156 mph down a residential street seconds before the fatal crash. Following the accident, his blood alcohol level was 0.16 percent, twice the legal limit for drivers in Nevada.
Ruggs played college football for the University of Alabama, where he was a member of the Crimson Tide team from 2017 to 2019. He was known for his exceptional speed and explosiveness, which made him a deep threat on the field.
In the 2020 NFL Draft, Ruggs was selected by the Las Vegas Raiders as the 12th overall pick in the first round. He had a solid rookie season, playing in 13 games and catching 26 passes for 452 yards and two touchdowns.
However, he was released by the Raiders after being involved in a car accident that resulted in the death of a 23-year-old woman.WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.