NFL Player's Crash Video Won't Be Released
** FILE ** This is a July 25, 2008 file photo showing Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donte' Stallworth working on his catches after practice at the team's football training camp in Berea, Ohio. Donte Stallworth says he is "grief stricken" over his car accident that killed a pedestrian on a busy causeway linking Miami and Miami Beach. Stallworth says in a statement released by the team Wednesday March 18, 2009, that his "thoughts and prayers are with" the family of Mario Reyes. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)
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A judge in Miami is refusing to publicly release surveillance video of the drunk-driving crash in which Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donte' Stallworth struck and killed a pedestrian.
Circuit Judge Dennis Murphy ruled Thursday the video would violate the privacy of the family of victim Mario Reyes. The family and state prosecutors asked that the video not be released despite Florida's strong public records laws.
Stallworth, a former New Orleans Saints player, is serving a 30-day jail sentence for DUI manslaughter in the March 14 crash. Tests showed Stallworth had a blood-alcohol level of 0.126, well above Florida's legal limit.
The National Football League suspended Stallworth indefinitely.
Stallworth reached an undisclosed financial settlement with the Reyes family.
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