Raiders’ Henry Ruggs to be Charged with DUI in Fatal Crash

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Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs was involved in a DUI crash early Tuesday in Las Vegas that left one person dead, according to police.

Ruggs, 22, is expected to be charged with DUI resulting in death in connection with the crash, the Metropolitan Police Department said.

The crash, involving a Chevrolet Corvette and a Toyota Rav4, occurred just before 3:40 a.m. near the intersection of Rainbow Boulevard and South Spring Valley Parkway. According to Metro, Ruggs remained at the site of the crash “and showed signs of impairment.”

One person was found dead inside the Toyota, police said.

Ruggs has retained attorneys David Chesnoff and Richard Schonfeld, who released the following statement Tuesday: “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.”

The Raiders have not officially commented on the report.

This is a developing story. Check back for more details.