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Plaxico Burress to Crash Victim

Take Your Damn Money

5/6/2013 3:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0503-plaxico-burress-getty-steelersNFL star Plaxico Burress can finally drive again ... but the privilege cost him his house.

As we reported, Plax was ordered to pay $159,000 last year to a woman named Alise Smith, who sued Plax in 2008 after he rear-ended her in his Mercedes (FYI, this was before the infamous gun incident).

Plax continually failed to cough up the money following the judgment ... so the DMV suspended his license as punishment ... and then a judge ordered the sale of his Virginia Beach mansion to settle the debt.

The house was originally scheduled to go up for auction on April 23rd, but TMZ has learned, Plax sold it off before the auction date for roughly $480,000 ... money he then used to pay Alise.

Alise's lawyer, James Dunn, just filed legal docs, acknowledging Plax finally made good on the money he owed her ... so it's a done deal. Plax's driver's license was reinstated on Monday.

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IwuvTMZ    

That's the 'tude!

479 days ago
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jrey    

Pay up douche bag. HAHA

479 days ago
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verlinda    

Do rich people have Insurances? I mean if I have a fender-bender AAA takes care of it. This is the purpose so people don't go after your possessions

479 days ago
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Shoozie    

Didn't he have insurance?

479 days ago
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EL BOOGIE    

Maybe Plax should sue TMZ for a false leading headline to get his money back.

479 days ago
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jason    

lol i shot my self in the leg in a club wearing jogging pants and went to jail for it ROFLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL

479 days ago
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USA#1    

Plaxico is possibly the most ignorant athlete on the face of the earth. This silly ghetto moron had over 20 major traffic violations in one year. The fool then shoots himself in the leg in a club. His level of intelligence is about as low as his common sense.

479 days ago
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PB    

Glad Plaxico paid up. We need him to connect with Ben here in Pittsburgh on the football field. The Rooney's do not keep players with off field issues.

479 days ago
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Ivan in Phoenix    

Let me introduce you to another pro athlete that will be broke & bankrupt within a year after retiring.

478 days ago

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