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NFL Running Back Sued for Hit and Run

1/4/2010 11:01 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

NFL Running Back Sued for Hit and RunBuffalo Bills star running back Marshawn Lynch is in for another long off-season -- dude's being sued by the woman he ran over during an alleged drunken hit-and-run incident back in 2008.

In the lawsuit, filed in Erie County Court, the 27-year-old victim, Kimberley Shpeley, claims Lynch was drunk when he got behind the wheel of his Porsche Cayenne in Buffalo at 3:30 AM on May 31, 2008 and struck her as she was attempting to cross the street.

Lynch was investigated for the incident, and ultimately reached a deal with prosecutors that kept him out of jail -- though he did plead guilty to something called "failure to exercise due care toward a pedestrian" and had to pay a $100 fine.

Now, the victim is demanding an unspecified amount of cash for the "severe personal injuries" she claims she suffered.

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1.

stonecold    

Yet another reason I'm glad I traded him before the season started.

1660 days ago
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camaguey    

My word! Basketball players bringing "guns to work," football players killing each other or worse...where do they get recruited, PRISON?!!? What lowlifes!!! What in the world!?!!

1660 days ago
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oreo    

what... no michael jackson news?

1660 days ago
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inurtrash    

T.N.B.

1660 days ago
5.

Ben    

And who said Neanderthals went extinct... :(

1660 days ago
6.

Funnyguy    

this is breaking news????????

1660 days ago
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Paul    

Beast Mode!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'll take a prison back when he gets that dose of goodness.

1660 days ago
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Keepn Itreal    

Marshawn Inch is more like it. His time in buffalo is up, he was promising but he cant leave that life of being a thug behind him. He got popped for having a gun not to long ago as well.

1660 days ago
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Scott    

Get Money Get Paid off dumb idiotsssssssss he should get sued

1660 days ago
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romil4    

7. And who said Neanderthals went extinct... :(Posted at 12:38PM on Jan 4th 2010 by Ben

Is it just me or do these people go out of their way to look grotesque? Ugh!

1660 days ago
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Shrimp    

He should have to pay. He should have called a cab.

1660 days ago
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whatswrongwtheworld    

Why is it that athletes make more money than the average Joe and yet, when they commit a crime, just get a slap on the wrist and just pay a fine???

M. Lynch should've be kicked off the team right away for his illegal actions. I am ashamed to say that I use to live in buffalo. Heck, the whole judicial system is corrupt. Money talks and people get paid off.

1660 days ago
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BobsBlitz.com    

Hmmm, 1.5 years later those injuries might be a bit impersonal.

http://njfrogman.blogspot.com/2010/01/how-much-did-bills-rb-marshawn-lynch.html

1659 days ago

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