Report: Former Oregon LB Leiato found dead after crash

Report: Former Oregon LB Leiato found dead after crash

Former Oregon linebacker Fotu Leiato was found dead early Saturday after a single-car crash near Autzen Stadium, according to police in Eugene, Ore.The rollover crash had occurred the day before, but the alleged driver of the car, Pedro Chavarin Jr., told police he was alone at the time, according to local ABC affiliate KEZI.Chavarin, 22, was cited for driving under the influence after being taken to the hospital.Police say a pedestrian “spotted a hand and brush over a person down a gravel path” several hours after the crash and notified authorities. Police responded to the report and found Leiato’s body.Leiato had been dismissed from Oregon’s football team in May after a pair of arrests earlier this year.

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