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Lutzenkirchen, Driver Both Intoxicated in Deadly Georgia Crash

Documents from the Georgia State Patrol show that former Auburn football player Philip Lutzenkirchen and the driver involved in a fatal crash were both legally intoxicated. Authorities released the toxicology report Wednesday. Lutzenkirchen had a blood alcohol level of .377 …

For Older Drivers One Drink May Be One Too Many: Study

You may have only had one glass of wine with dinner, but if you’re 55 or older, that single serving may hit you hard enough to make you a dangerous driver. So, baby boomers, what you suspected is true: you …

Police: Dallas Cowboys Ratliff’s BAC Twice Legal Limit

Police say Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Jay Ratliff had a blood alcohol level twice the legal limit the night he was arrested after a car accident. Grapevine police on Monday said Ratliff’s blood-alcohol level was measured at 0.16 percent. Texas’ …

Olympic BMX Cyclist Alcohol Level High in Texas Crash Death

Olympic BMX cyclist Kyle Bennett’s blood had an alcohol level twice the legal level for drunken driving when he died in a car crash in Southeast Texas. Bennett was 33 when he died in a single-vehicle crash happened the morning …

Missouri Police Offer Breath Tests to Bar Patrons

Lines of drinkers wait on a weekend night to have their intoxication levels checked and it doesn’t have anything to do with a sobriety checkpoint. Kansas City, Mo., police allowed drinkers to measure their blood alcohol content at a Waldo …

North Dakota Man Arrested for 14th Drunken Driving Offense

A judge has set bond at $15,000 for a West Fargo, N.D., man accused of what prosecutors say is his 14th drunken driving offense. Sixty-year-old Kevin Tegtmeier was arrested Friday night. Authorities allege he had a fictitious license plate, and …

Cops: Driver’s Blood Alcohol Nearly 5 Times Limit

A Massachusetts man who police say had a blood-alcohol level of nearly five times the legal limit has been charged in Rhode Island with driving under the influence. Rhode Island state police said Tuesday that 32-year-old Dammon McLaren, of Brockton, …

Report Details Michigan Lawmaker Blood-Alcohol Level

Test results say state Rep. Bob Genetski’s blood-alcohol level was at a point considered intoxicated under Michigan law about an hour and a half after his drunken driving arrest. MLive.com reports Genetski’s blood-alcohol level was at Michigan’s legal limit of …

Wyoming County Sees Fewer DUIs, High Alcohol Levels

The number of arrests for driving under the influence in Laramie County, Wyo., was down last year but police are concerned that the blood-alcohol level of those who were arrested remained high. The Wyoming Tribune-Eagle reports that the Cheyenne Police …