Surprise Star Witness in Polo Tycoon Trial

Model Nacho Figueras takes the stand in John Goodman's DUI manslaughter trial.
2:41 | 03/17/12

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-- -- into -- fist in the trial of the polar -- and charged with drunk driving and killing a recent college -- The most famous polo player in the world also an international model took the stand Friday as a character witness for the multi millionaire John Goodman. It is time Rivera joins us with more good morning Texas -- not to -- get -- -- literally the face of polo. The DUI manslaughter trial of -- John Goodman is putting all the glitz and glamour of the Palm Beach polo scene on display. Superstar not -- get -- testified he played polo against Goodman and within. And was paid a 120000. Dollars to be on his team. He's an internationally. Famous polo player. And Ralph Lauren model and on Friday it not -- -- -- us took his star power to the stand. In defense of longtime friend John Goodman. -- Nikki Pierce -- walk away. And fun did you smell any alcohol alcohol beverage is coming off of him. Did mr. -- Sound like he had slurred speech. From the moon someone -- whom rescission. He get us was a celebrity bartender at a charity event the night of the fatal accident he did not or call serving could -- any alcohol. But prosecutors say after the party. The beyond drunk tycoon flew through a stop sign and slammed his Bentley into 23 year old Scott Wilson's car. Left him dying and waited an hour to call 911. Goodman's defense claims he wasn't drunk and his confused behavior was the result of a concussion. Something the ER nurse who treated him says she saw no sign up. Did he complain what you need to recognize. She did say she smelled alcohol. And three hours after the crash -- Goodman's blood alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit. The prosecution scored a big win when it got to tell the jury the 48 year old also had a prescription painkiller in his blood and it AM it can't mix the -- To protect his fortune Goodman famously adopted girlfriend Heather Colby after the accident. Seen here in court Wednesday she was the first person he called after the crash. Your numbers the only numbers Eagles play or yes his children -- erasing an out of his sentence him he had ten. Memorized it. When -- adopted Colby he made -- beneficiary of his two children's trust funds reportedly worth several hundred million dollars. Goodman has already settle a civil case out of court with Wilson's family but if he's convicted here he faces up to thirty years in prison.

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