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Woman killed in Leyritz crash had exceeded blood-alcohol limit

Updated: February 2, 2008, 5:16 AM ET
Associated Press

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The woman who was killed when former World Series star Jim Leyritz crashed his SUV into her car had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit.

According to a toxicology report released Friday, 30-year-old Fredia Ann Veitch had a blood-alcohol level of 0.18. Florida's legal limit is 0.08. Leyritz's blood-alcohol content three hours after the crash was 0.14 percent.

Leyritz, 44, pleaded not guilty Thursday to a recently added charge of ...

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