Leyritz sued for wrongful death in connection with fatal crash
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Former major leaguer Jim Leyritz is being sued in Broward County for wrongful death in connection with a fatal traffic accident in December.
The lawsuit asking for at least $15,000 in damages was filed Tuesday by the family of 30-year-old Fredia Ann Veitch. Leyritz has previously pleaded not guilty to DUI manslaughter charges stemming from the Dec. 28 accident.
Police say Leyritz was drunk when he ran a red light in his sport utility vehicle and caused the ...
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