Police: UGA CFB Staffer Chandler LeCroy Was Drunk, Driving 104 MPH Earlier than Deadly Crash

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An investigation into the Jan. 15 crash that killed former Georgia Bulldogs offensive lineman Devin Willock and recruiting staffer Chandler LeCroy decided LeCroy was drunk and driving 104 miles per hour on the time of the crash.

Per a launch Wednesday from the Athens-Clarke County police division (h/t Dylan Jackson and Alan Judd of the Atlanta Journal-Structure), LeCroy’s blood-alcohol degree of .197 was greater than twice the authorized restrict and “alcohol impairment, racing, reckless driving and velocity” had been contributing components.

The varsity introduced LeCroy and Willock had been killed and two others had been injured in a automobile crash hours after a parade celebrating the Bulldogs’ 65-7 victory over TCU within the Faculty Soccer Playoff Championship Recreation.

An preliminary investigation from the Athens-Clarke County police division discovered the Ford Expedition being pushed by LeCroy “left the roadway, putting two energy poles and several other timber.”

Willcock was pronounced useless on the scene. LeCroy was transported to the hospital earlier than dying from accidents sustained within the crash. Georgia’s athletic division introduced on Jan. 28 the SUV concerned within the crash was meant just for recruiting actions, not private use.

In response to the discharge on Wednesday, investigators stated LeCroy and Georgia defensive deal with Jalen Carter had been “jockeying for pole place—lane switching, overtaking different automobiles and driving in reverse lanes” earlier than the crash occurred.

Carter, a projected prime decide within the 2023 NFL draft, has been charged with reckless driving and road racing. Each fees are misdemeanors, and an arrest warrant has been issued for the 21-year-old.

Lt. Shaun Barnett of the Athens-Clarke County Police Division instructed the Related Press in an e mail that Carter “is making preparations to show himself in” when he returns to Athens following the NFL Scouting Mix.

LeCroy graduated from the College of Georgia in 2021. She was employed as a soccer recruiting analyst in Could 2021. Willcock appeared in all 15 video games for the Bulldogs through the 2021 season.