Henry Ruggs facing 2 more felony counts, gun charge in connection with fatal crash

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According to court records obtained from the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Henry Ruggs, a former Las Vegas Raiders receiver, will be facing two additional felony and misdemeanor charges following an incident that resulted in the deaths of a woman and injured Ruggs.

Ruggs was initially charged with felony driving under the influence alcohol leading to death and reckless driving.

Ruggs will be charged with DUI and reckless driving, which are additional felonies. Ruggs will also be charged with possessing a firearm while impaired, which is a misdemeanor.

According to the Review-Journal the new felony charges were brought up because of the injuries that his girlfriend, Kiara Je'nai Kilgo-Washington (22 years old) sustained in the crash. The misdemeanor was added due to Ruggs' possession of a loaded weapon.

Ruggs will be appearing in court again for a status hearing on the case Nov. 10. The Raiders released Ruggs on Tuesday night, hours after the accident. He was also released from the hospital and booked into a Las Vegas prison.