Former WFT safety Everett pleads guilty to reckless driving

Washington Football Team safety Deshazor Everett (22) stands on the sidelines during the second...
Washington Football Team safety Deshazor Everett (22) stands on the sidelines during the second half of a preseason NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021, in Landover, Md. The former Washington safety pleaded guilty to reckless driving for his role in a December crash that killed his passenger. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)(Nick Wass | AP)
Published: Jul. 21, 2022 at 3:06 PM CDT
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(AP) - Former Washington safety Deshazor Everett pleaded guilty to reckless driving for his role in a crash that killed his passenger.

Everett was initially charged in Virginia with felony involuntary manslaughter in January after an investigation found he was speeding before his sports car slammed into trees and rolled over on the night of Dec. 23.

Reckless driving is a misdemeanor in Virginia punishable by up to a year in jail.

Messages sent to Everett’s attorney and a spokesperson for the Commonwealth’s Attorney were not immediately returned.

The team placed Everett on injured reserve after the crash and released him after the season.

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