LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A man who pleaded guilty in the 1994 slaying of a University of Kentucky football player has been seriously injured in an auto accident.
The Courier-Journal of Louisville reports that Shane Ragland was hurt Saturday afternoon in an accident that shut down part of the Snyder Freeway. Louisville police say Ragland was traveling on a freeway ramp to Interstate 64 when he lost control of his Dodge Durango and it struck a guardrail.
Louisville police spokeswoman Alicia Smiley said Ragland was ejected and the Durango came to rest on its roof. He wasn't wearing a seatbelt.
Ragland was taken to University Hospital and was in serious condition Sunday.
Ragland pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter in the shooting death of football player Trent DiGiuro, after Ragland's original murder conviction was thrown out in 2002.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.