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Police in Las Vegas say Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III will face a felony DUI charge after a fiery vehicle crash early Tuesday that left a woman dead and Ruggs and his female passenger injured.

Posted: Nov 2, 2021 2:51 PM

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas say Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III will face a felony driving under the influence charge after a fiery vehicle crash early Tuesday that left a woman dead and Ruggs and his female passenger injured.

According to police, Ruggs was driving a Chevrolet Corvette that crashed a little before 3:40 a.m. into the rear of a Toyota Rav4 on a busy thoroughfare several miles west of the Las Vegas Strip.

Police say the Toyota caught fire and the driver died. The 22-year-old Ruggs “showed signs of impairment,” police said in a statement that said he will be charged with felony DUI resulting in death. Ruggs and his female passenger were hospitalized with unspecified injuries.

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