Henry Ruggs crash victim identified as Tina Tintor, 23


Tina Tintor was simply miles away from her household residence, her canine within the backseat of her Toyota RAV4, when Henry Ruggs’ Corvette got here barreling down the highway into her car at 156 mph on Tuesday morning, in keeping with lately launched police studies obtained by the Las Vegas Overview-Journal.

Ruggs had been out ingesting at Topgolf Las Vegas and a pal’s home earlier than the crash, which killed each Tintor, 23, and her canine and resulted within the 22-year-old Ruggs being charged with DUI leading to loss of life. The Raiders lower him not lengthy after the information was made public.

The influence of the crash despatched Tintor’s car greater than 570 ft down the highway earlier than lastly coming to a relaxation. Ruggs’ Corvette spun out for about 520 ft. The crash drew the eye of bystanders, together with Alexander Hart, a safety guard at a close-by condominium advanced, and the motive force of a Dodge Durango, who each tried to assist Tintor.

Tina Tintor in a Fb photograph

Per the report, Tintor was alive when the automobile settled to a cease, and was screaming from contained in the car. However the automobile caught fireplace, and he or she was engulfed by flames and smoke, ultimately dying within the SUV because the bystanders had been unable to tug her out.

On the similar time, Ruggs frolicked of the facet of his crumpled Corvette, “his physique laying on the highway.” He refused a discipline sobriety check and was taken to the hospital, the place blood was drawn. He was additionally handled for severe accidents, as was his girlfriend, Kiara Kilgo-Washington.

Scenes from the Henry Ruggs crash
Scenes from the Henry Ruggs crash
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The blood attracts revealed that Ruggs’ BAC was about twice the authorized restrict. Investigators requested him if he remembered what occurred, to which he shouted, “No!” His voice was slurred and he stated he was going residence, in keeping with the report.

Henry Ruggs' booking photo
Henry Ruggs’ reserving photograph

Little is understood about Tintor at this level — a relative informed the Overview-Journal that “We’re not able to touch upon something in the meanwhile.”