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Expert says Jim Leyritz not drunk

Updated: November 17, 2010, 4:59 PM ET
Associated Press

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- A defense expert says former major leaguer Jim Leyritz was not drunk when he was involved in a Florida car crash that killed a 30-year-old woman.

Toxicologist Dr. Stefan Rose testified Wednesday that Leyritz had a blood-alcohol level under Florida's 0.08 percent limit when the 2007 crash happened. Rose said Leyritz's alcohol level rose to 0.14 percent hours after the crash because he had a vodka shot minutes earlier.

Prosecution experts earlier estimated that ...

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