Former NFL player Will Smiths blood alcohol level was above legal limit
NEW ORLEANS- Former NFL New Orleans Saints player Will Smith's blood alcohol level was higher than the legal state limit when he was involved in road rage incident that resulted in him being shot and killed last month.
According to sources, Smith's BAC was .20, while the state's legal limit is .08.
The toxicology report could be turned over to Cardell Hayes' attorney on Wednesday.
Smith was shot and killed following an altercation with Hayes after Smith's vehicle bumped into Hayes' on Magazine Street in New Orleans.
Smith's vehicle pulled off and Hayes followed behind. Hayes' vehicle crashed into Smith's a few blocks away and the two men got out of their cars and began to argue resulting in Smith and his wife, Racquel, being shot.
Smith's wife sustained gunshot wounds to the leg, while Smith sustained fatal wounds.
The toxicology report could reveal other substances in Smith's blood at the time of the incident as well.
A proceeding will take place on Wednesday, called a discovery hearing, could also produce any video of the argument and shooting that was found in the investigation.
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