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Iowa WR Ihmir Smith-Marsette arrested for OWI after allegedly driving 74 in a 30 mph zone

Iowa wide receiver Ihmir Smith-Marsette runs up field during the second half of an NCAA college...
Iowa wide receiver Ihmir Smith-Marsette runs up field during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Northwestern, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)(Charlie Neibergall | AP)
Published: Nov. 1, 2020 at 6:00 PM CST
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DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) -Iowa senior wide receiver Ihmir Smith-Marsette was arrested early Sunday morning for operating a vehicle while under the influence just hours after the Iowa football team lost to Northwestern 21-20 at Kinnick Stadium.

According to the police report, Smith-Marsette allegedly was traveling 74 mph in a 30 mph zone. He blew a .13% blood-alcohol level.

This is Smith-Marsette’s first OWI offense.

Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz announced that Smith-Marsette will be suspended for Saturday’s game against Michigan State.

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