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Police Investigate Raiders’ Henry Ruggs’s Fatal DUI Car Crash

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Las Vegas police are investigating Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs’s DUI car crash that happened on early Tuesday (November 2, 2021) in Las Vegas, leaving one person dead.

According to the latest reports, police are going to charge the star Henry was involved in a fiery DUI crash with driving under the influence resulting in a heartbreaking death.

Officers reportedly responded to a traffic accident early Tuesday morning between a Toyota and a Chevrolet. A dead body of the victim was located inside the Toyota, which was burning on fire, and Ruggs, who police state showed signs of impairment, was recognized as the driver of the Chevrolet.

The crash was reported at approximately 3:39 a.m. at Rainbow Boulevard and Spring Valley Parkway South, north of Tropicana Avenue, based on what the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said.

Ruggs’ attorneys reacted to the incident, writing in a statement, “On behalf of our client Henry Ruggs III we are conducting our own investigation as of this writing and ask everyone to reserve judgment until all the facts are gathered.”


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An statement about Henry Ruggs’s DUI Car Crash

The NFL and the Raiders additionally shared a statement following the DUI car crash: “Our hearts go out to the family and friends of the victim of this horrific tragedy. We will continue to gather facts and monitor the matter under our policies, but our thoughts at this time are with those impacted by this devastating incident.”

In his second season with the Raiders, Henry chose him 12th overall in the 2020 NFL draft. During seven games in 2021, he has made 24 passes for a team-high 469 yards and two touchdowns.

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However, US day News does not confirm any rumors; our team is trying to find related information about the tragedy and provide the latest updates as soon as possible. Nevertheless, family privacy should be respected at this difficult time.


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After the accident on Tuesday morning, Ruggs and a female passenger inside the crashed Chevrolet Corvette were hospitalized at University Medical Center with no severe injuries.

No word on if authorities believe alcohol or drugs played a factor in the accident. It’s still unclear what Ruggs’ condition is. There is a local report that says there was at least one fatality in the crash.

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Police announced one person, identified as a woman, was discovered dead inside the Toyota. The Clark County coroner’s office is expected to reveal that person’s identity once relatives have been notified.


Reactions to Crash of Henry Ruggs

Someone wrote, “Raiders star Henry Ruggs will be charged with DUI after the fatal crash. Just a reminder that ONE bad/unwise decision can destroy your entire future.”

Another said, “If Henry Ruggs’s lawyer can prove that his actions weren’t the “proximate cause” of the person’s death, he could be found guilty of a lesser crime. If not, he will go to prison for at least two years.”

A fan said, “Everybody saying DAMN HENRY @__RUGGS !! I know at 22 you think nothing bad will happen to you, but @__RUGGS knew what speeding and driving impaired will do. He buried his High school best friend in a car accident. I thought he would have made better choices. #RodScott.”

Las Vegas police are investigating Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs's DUI car crash
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A fan wrote, “Prayers up for Henry Rugg’s man. So terrible that this happened to the man, especially with what happened to his friend a while back. Praying for him, man, and it just sucks.”

Another one tweeted, “I hate for the young man to get time, but if Henry Ruggs III gets off on this charge. Nobody can trust the judicial system ever again. Now, this is pending that he was not actually drunk but, civilians go to jail for such accusations. But #duedilligenceandattorneys. “


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