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Leyritz arrested in Florida after DUI fatality

Posted by: Peter Abraham - Posted in Misc on Dec 28, 2007 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

2dd13535fa022019383c07f585c650a5-getty.jpgJim Leyritz was arrested in Fort Lauderdale early this morning and charged with DUI and DUI manslaughter.

According to the AP story, witnesses said Leyritz ran a red light and struck a car, killing a woman.

Leyritz has been working with ESPN Radio 1050 in New York and In recent years he has been pursuing a coaching position with the Yankees.

(This is the photo provided by the police after Leyritz was booked).




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