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Stallworth charged with DUI manslaughter in crash

 MIAMI (AP) - Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donte Stallworth has been charged with killing a pedestrian last month while driving drunk in Miami.

An arrest warrant charges Stallworth with DUI manslaughter in the March 14 accident that killed 59-year-old Mario Reyes. If convicted, Stallworth would face a maximum 15-year prison sentence.

Stallworth is expected to surrender in court tomorrow. He released a statement last month saying he was "grief-stricken" over the accident. Prosecutors say they will ask that he be released on $200,000 bail.

Authorities say Stallworth's blood-alcohol level after the crash was .126, well above Florida's legal limit of .08.

A Miami Beach police report said that Reyes was not in a crosswalk on busy MacArthur Causeway when he was struck by the Bentley luxury car driven by Stallworth.

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