Former Major League Baseball player Jim Leyritz was arrested Friday on charges of driving under the influence and killing another driver after his vehicle crashed into hers. Leyritz, who turned 44 on Thursday, faces charges of DUI manslaughter and DUI property damage, said Detective Kathy Collins, Fort Lauderdale police spokeswoman. Police believe alcohol was involved in the crash, though investigators are awaiting results of blood alcohol tests, Collins said. He posted the $11,000 bond and was released from the Broward County jail at 2:35 P.M. on Friday, according to Keyla Concepcion, a public information officer for the Broward Sheriff's Office. It could not be determined whether Leyritz who lives in Davie had a lawyer.
Leyritz Charged With DUI Manslaughter In Crash