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Venus Williams Car Crash Video Proves She Did Not Break The Law!

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Venus Williams may not be as culpable as was initially reported.

Previously, Williams had been found at fault for the car accident on June 9 that claimed the life of 78-year-old Jerome Barson.

Video: Venus Breaks Down In Press Conference After Being Asked About Crash

But on Friday the Palm Beach Gardens Police Department issued a press release, along with security camera footage of the accident, revealing:

"After the initial investigation was conducted, new evidence into the incident was located. Based on the evidence obtained in the ongoing investigation, it has been determined the vehicle driven by Venus Williams lawfully entered the intersection on a circular green traffic signal."

Police also confirmed through that the tennis star was, as she had said, going just 5 mph when the two cars collided. In fact, they say they confirmed BOTH drivers' stories. How??

See the video and get the explanation (below)!

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Venus Williams Breaks Down In Press Conference After Questioned About Fatal Car Crash Lawsuit

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Venus Williams has no words.

The tennis star broke down during a Wimbledon press conference when asked about the fatal car crash she's being sued for — and it's obvious the tragedy has left her speechless.

Last week, the athlete was found at fault in a car crash that occurred last month — one that left 78-year-old Jerome Barson dead. Officials say Williams impeded oncoming traffic by bowing through a red light, and was speeding while distracted.

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When asked about the incident during Monday's presser, the 37-year-old was left completely speechless mid-sentence as she tried to keep from breaking down.

While we're sure she's been advised to refrain from making public statements about the accident, as she's currently being sued for wrongful death, it's clear this situation has left Williams shaken.

Watch the clip (below) to see the athlete's emotional moment.

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'Heartbroken' Venus Williams Breaks Her Silence On Fatal Car Crash

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Venus Williams is finally speaking up about that fatal car accident — probably against the advice of legal counsel.

In case you haven't heard, the tennis star was found at fault for a car accident in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida on June 9, in which a 78-year-old man named Jerome Barson was killed.

Jerome's wife Linda Barson, who was also in the car, has reportedly already filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Venus.

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That makes is all the more surprising to us she has made a public statement, something attorneys so often advise against.

Venus took to Facebook to write:

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Venus Williams Sued For Wrongful Death In Fatal Car Crash

Venus Williams will need to lawyer up.

It's not looking good for Venus Williams.

As we previously reported, the tennis star was found to be "at blame" for a June 9 car accident which left the driver with serious injuries and her husband with critical injuries. He passed away in the ICU two weeks later.

According to TMZ, Jerome Barson's wife, Linda, is now suing the 37-year-old for wrongful death.

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It's said her husband suffered massive internal bleeding, a fractured spine, and massive internal organ damage before succumbing to his injuries 14 days later on June 22. The surviving victim had a cracked sternum and multiple broken bones after the crash.

In the lawsuit filed by their lawyer, Michael Steinger, it claims Venus failed to yield the right of way after blowing through a red light while driving too fast while distracted. Thus, this reckless driving made the accident unavoidable. Additionally, the impact

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Venus Williams 'At Fault' In Fatal Car Crash!

Venus Williams has yet to respond.

It's being said Venus Williams was involved in a car accident earlier this month, which led to the death of a 78-year-old man.

According to TMZ, the tennis star was driving in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida on June 9 when she drove her SUV into an intersection as another vehicle was coming. The other driver T-boned Venus' car.

Sadly, the driver's husband, Jerome Barson, suffered a head trauma and was taken to a hospital where he died 14 days later. Mrs. Barson survived the crash, says her attorney Michael Steinger.

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Unfortunately for Venus, cops place her to blame for the fatal accident. The police report states, "[Venus] is at fault for violating the right of way of [the other driver]." It also adds that they don't believe the 37-year-old was under influence of drugs or alcohol, nor was there evidence she was distracted by an electronic device.

Interestingly enough, this Williams sister was in Paris a few days before for the French Open, and even posted to Instagram on June 10, a day after the reported accident:

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ESPN Commentator Grand Slammed Over Racist Statement About Venus Williams — But Others Are Saying It's A Misunderstanding! So Which Is It?!

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You can see he's putting on the idiot effect.

ESPN commentator Doug Adler sparked outrage on Twitter during his coverage of the Australian Open for comparing tennis superstar Venus Williams to a gorilla.

The controversial comment was made on Wednesday, when Adler was describing the pressure Williams was putting on the second serve of opponent Stefanie Voegele during their second-round match.

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Putting together a poor choice of words, the 59-year-old said:

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