The autopsy of former Patriots wide receiver Terry Glenn showed his blood alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit and he had marijuana in his system when he was killed in a car crash Nov. 20, TMZ reported.
Glenn died and his fiance was injured when his truck crashed into a concrete divider in Irving, Texas, as they returned home from a Dallas Cowboys game. He was 43. TMZ reported that toxicology tests revealed Glenn had a .165 BAC as well as marijuana in his system. A marijuana grinder and bottle were found at the accident scene.
Glenn was suspended by the NFL for four games for failing a drug test in 2001, his final season with the Patriots. He also played for the Green Bay Packers (2002) and Cowboys (2003-07) and played collegiately at Ohio State
Bill Belichick, who coached Glenn in New England, remembered him on the day he was killed as a "good person with good intentions"
Terry Glenn, the Patriots' top draft pick in 1996, died early Monday morning in a one-car accident in Irving, Texas. He was 43.
Bill Belichick coached Glenn as an assistant with the Patriots during Glenn's rookie season. He was later Glenn's head coach in 2000 and 2001. Belichick traded Glenn to the Packers before the 2002 season after a tumultuous run in New England that involved legal trouble, injuries and clashes with the coaching staff.
During a conference call with reporters soon after the news of Glenn's death was published, Belichick remembered Glenn for his natural physical ability and "a good heart."
"I was pretty close with Terry," Belichick said, "and his rookie season was my first year here in '96, and so I had a lot of interaction with him and other people that were involved in his life and his upbringing separate from the Patriots. Terry's a very smart individual. Had a lot of, obviously, a lot of physical skill and talent. Could do a lot of things on the football field very naturally. And I think he was deep down inside a good person with good intentions and, you know, a good heart. Obviously it's very unfortunate. Very unfortunate passing. I mean, it's a sad day. Sad news."
According to reports, Glenn was with his fiancee at the time of the accident. She's being treated at a local hospital for unspecified injuries.
Drew Bledsoe was among the ex-Patriots taking to Twitter to react to Terry Glenn's untimely death on Monday.
Glenn died Monday morning after being involved in a car crash in Texas. The former Patriots wide receiver was 43.
Bledsoe reacted to Glenn's death with a series of tweets speaking highly of who he referred to as favorite receiver:
Troy Brown, Lawyer Milloy, and Scott Zolak shared their sentiments as well.