Husker volleyball player cited for DUI

A Husker volleyball player has been cited for drunk driving and was behind the wheel of a car involved in a hit-and-run investigation, according to police. 
Jazz Sweet

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A Husker volleyball player has been cited for drunk driving and was behind the wheel of a car involved in a hit-and-run investigation, according to police.

LPD cited Jazz Sweet, 21, for DUI early Sunday morning.

Police say Sweet blew a .266, which is above the .08 legal limit.

According to an accident report, a man called LPD saying his vehicle had been hit while parked near 13th and M St. The man told officers he thought Sweet’s vehicle was the one responsible.

Officers found paint transfer from the man’s vehicle on Sweet’s car, according to the report.

The report does not show any citations have been written for the accident.

Sweet is senior outside hitter for the Nebraska volleyball team.

Head volleyball coach John Cook released the following statement: “Covid-19 has hit many people many different ways.  I have seen our players struggle in ways that I have not seen before.  We are aware of Jazz Sweet’s incident this past weekend.  Jazz is doing all the right things to address this situation and has shown much remorse with her teammates.  Our staff and team will support Jazz as long as she puts in the work she has before her in building the trust it takes to be a part of a great team.  Everybody faces adversity and challenges at some point in their lives and we teach our players it is all about how you handle it and bounce back.”

 

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