Alcohol not a factor in crash that killed former University of Oklahoma Sooner James 'Jimbo' Elrod

Posted at 6:20 PM, Jan 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-10 04:45:28-05

CHANDLER, Okla. -- A report from the state medical examiner's office confirms that alcohol was not a factor in the crash that claimed the life of James "Jimbo" Elrod.

The report states that Elrod died from multiple blunt force trauma. After the crash, a trooper with OHP said they detected the odor of alcohol.

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However, the medical examiner's report confirms Elrod did not have alcohol in his system at the time of the crash.

Elrod was a former University of Oklahoma football player.

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