Former Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III was allegedly driving 156 mph prior to a crash that killed a woman and her dog, according to

Ruggs III allegedly had a blood-alcohol level of 0.161, which is double the legal limit. Ruggs III appeared in court on Wednesday morning as he faces charges from the situation.

According to the police, a preliminary investigation detailed that Ruggs’ car rear-ended the Toyota of the woman, making it erupt in flames and kill the woman. Ruggs stayed on the scene and showed signs of impairment, according to the police.

The Raiders officially released Ruggs on Nov. 3:

If Ruggs is convicted on a charge of DUI causing death, he could serve a sentence of 2 to 20 years in prison. The reckless driving charge results in a sentence of one to six years.