In the wake of Henry Ruggs’ death in a car accident, new details have emerged.
After an automobile accident on Tuesday, November 2, which killed one 23-year-old lady, Henry Ruggs was released from the Las Vegas Raiders. According to authorities, the wide receiver was charged with DUI resulting in death and put into the Clark County Detention Center. Ruggs appeared in court on Wednesday morning, and a lot more information about the accident was revealed.
Prosecutor Eric Bauman told Katelyn Newberg of the Las Vegas Review-Journal that Ruggs was traveling at 156 mph two seconds before the crash and had slowed to 127 mph when the airbags deployed. According to prosecutors, the 22-year-old wide receiver had a blood alcohol level that was double the legal limit of 0.8 in Nevada. According to Newberg, Bauman also revealed that a loaded gun was discovered in the vehicle.
Ruggs’ mugshot, courtesy of the Las Vegas Metro Police Department.
3 November 2021 — Heidi Fang (@HeidiFang)
Ruggs appears to be wearing a neck brace in an obstructed photo taken by Newberg. In reports dated November 2, the police categorized his injuries as “non-life threatening” yet critical.
Ruggs is wearing a neck brace on pic.twitter.com/x23b7tPflf, which is difficult to see.
November 3, 2021 — Katelyn Newberg (@k newberg)
According to Bauman, a dog was also killed in the crash. It’s unknown who killed the dog or which vehicle it was in, if it was in either at all. According to Nevada law, if Ruggs is charged with and convicted of killing the dog, he might face a misdemeanor penalty. The sentence could range from two to six months in prison, 48 to 120 hours of community service, and penalties ranging from $200 to $1,000. According to Tashan Reed of The Athletic, he may face two to 20 years in prison, fines ranging from $2,000 to $5,000, and a three-year driver’s license suspension for the class B felony charge of DUI resulting in death he’s facing.
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Ruggs’ bail has been set and the victim has been identified.
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