Texas A&M Dean, on Leave, Arrested in Hit-and-Run

According to news reports, former U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker, who is on leave from his position as dean of Texas A&M University's Bush School of Government and Public Service, is facing drunken driving charges in a hit-and-run incident in Spokane, Wash.

News broke on Thursday that Crocker had been arrested Aug. 14 after striking another vehicle while driving a 2009 Ford Mustang convertible. He reportedly pleaded not guilty in court the following day.

Crocker, a highly regarded career diplomat, has been on leave from A&M since President Obama tapped him to serve as U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan ...

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