Henry Ruggs III must be loved now – The Denver Post

HENDERSON, Nev. – Derek Carr said Henry Ruggs III must be loved now and must know he has people in his corner.

“And if no one else does it, I’ll do it,” the Las Vegas quarterback said Wednesday.

Raiders interim coach Rich Bisaccia said it’s important to keep the focus on the fact that 23-year-old Tina O. Tintor was killed Tuesday morning in a fire crash caused by Ruggs, the 22-year-old receiver who was cut by the team on Tuesday . night.

“We want to express our sincere condolences to the family of the victim,” Bisaccia said in a prepared statement. “We are deeply saddened by all those affected. Especially the victim’s family. ”

Prosecutors said Ruggs was driving at 156 mph with a blood alcohol content twice Nevada’s legal limit before his Chevrolet Corvette crashed into the back of Tintor’s vehicle that was burning, killing her.

“We love Henry Ruggs, and want him to know that,” Bisaccia added. “It is a terrible misjudgment, of the most terrible kind. It’s something he’ll have to live with for the rest of his life. The gravity of the situation is not lost on anyone here and we understand and respect the loss of life. ”

Ruggs and passenger Kiara Je’nai Kilgo-Washington were injured.

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