February 28, 2015
A former NFL player accused of killing a motor scooter driver in a hit-and-run has pleaded not guilty.
Billy Jenkins entered his plea Thursday and is due in court Feb. 5. He is charged with vehicular homicide, leaving the scene, driving under the influence and failure to provide insurance.
Jenkins was on the St. Louis Rams' Super Bowl championship team
in 1999 and played for the Denver Broncos in 2000-01. He retired in
Authorities say 51-year-old Tracy Gill died when his scooter was
rear-ended Aug. 28 in the Denver suburb of Aurora. If convicted on
all counts, Jenkins could get eight to 12 years in prison. He is free on bail.
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