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Lions' Nate Burleson 911 Call

Witness: I'd Guess He's Drunk

10/1/2013 6:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Moments after Nate Burleson smashed his SUV into a median -- a witness called 911 and said, "He was losing his balance" ... and that he believed the Detroit Lions star appeared to be intoxicated.

Burleson wrecked last Monday night, and police have said they do not believe alcohol or drugs were a factor -- but on this 911 tape you clearly hear the caller say, "He looks a little messed up. He's walking around, but if I had my guess I'd say he's drunk."

Nate told police he lost control while reaching for a pizza box that was falling off his front seat.

TMZ spoke to a witness at the pub and pizza spot where Burleson had been hanging out that night who told us he had a couple of beers.

However, when we spoke to the manager at the bar ... he told us Nate had "maybe one drink" in the 4 hours he was there.

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5 COMMENTS

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1.

helenani22    

First!

365 days ago
2.

J    

Could he be stumbling around because he smashed his car into something and that kind of thing can create shock and disorientation in people?

365 days ago
3.

Abe    

Harvey, set up a special sports TMZ for those who know who Nate Burlapson is and give a s**t.

365 days ago
4.

NOT ELMO    

but if I had my guess I'd say he's drunk.".....................YUP HE IS DRUNK

365 days ago

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