Report: Stallworth over legal limit during fatal car accident
Two news outlets report that blood tests show Donte Stallworth was drunk
Unnamed sources say Stallworth's blood-alcohol level was .12
Miami Beach Police Department is refusing to confirm reports
MIAMI (AP) -- A Miami television station and newspaper are reporting that blood tests show that Cleveland Brown wide receiver Donte Stallworth was driving drunk when he fatally struck a pedestrian last weekend.
WSVN-TV reported Thursday that unnamed sources with knowledge of the investigation say that Stallworth's blood-alcohol level was .12. The legal limit is .08. The Miami Herald also reported Thursday that an unnamed source says Stallworth's blood-alcohol level was above the legal limit.
The Miami Beach Police Department is refusing to confirm the reports.
No charges have been filed against the 28-year-old Stallworth. Neither his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, nor his attorney, Robert Switke, returned calls from The Associated Press seeking comment.
Victim Mario Reyes died Saturday after being struck by Stallworth's Bentley at 7 a.m. He had just finished an overnight shift at the Port of Miami and was walking to a bus stop.
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