Report: Leyritz’s Crash Victim Was Driving Drunk

The ASSOCIATED PRESS reports that Jim Leyritz pleaded not guilty today to “DUI manslaughter by unlawful blood-alcohol levels. He previously pleaded not guilty to a charge of DUI manslaughter with impairment in the death of Fredia Ann Veitch. Leyritz faces 15 years in prison if convicted.

Jim Leyritz Mugshot

Feb. 28 Leyritz crashed his SUV into Veitch’s vehicle after allegedly running a red light.

Leyritz, who already had a long record of traffic violations, is facing the fight of his life in court. But the NEW YORK POST breaks news today that may help his side of the case. Read more…