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Kevin Smith, a current part-time employee with UCF Athletics and former running back for the Knights, was cleared of all criminal charges on Friday stemming from a motor vehicle incident that occurred on campus on April 8.

Smith was arrested for allegedly driving with a suspended license, leaving the scene of a crash with damage and refusing to sign an infraction citation.

He pleaded guilty to a civil citation of driving with a suspended license after showing a valid driver's license, according to a release from the Office of the State Attorney.

The charge of leaving the scene of a crash with damage was dropped due to a restitution payment by Smith's insurance company to the other driver. Refusing to sign an infraction was dropped because the citation of improper backing does not require a signature, according to the release.

"We believe the case was justly resolved with Mr. Smith's guilty plea to a civil citation and because the victim's right to receive restitution was met," Angela Starke, a public information officer for the Office of the State Attorney, said in a release.

Smith is UCF's all-time leader in rushing yards. He was a third round, 64th overall, pick by the Detroit Lions in the 2008 NFL Draft.

He played 54 games for the Lions throughout a five-year career in the NFL, amassing 2,346 rushing yards and 17 touchdowns on the ground, while racking up 1,082 yards and five scores through the air.

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Jarrod Heil is the Sports Editor for the Central Florida Future. Follow him on Twitter at @JHeil11 or email him at JarrodH@CentralFloridaFuture.com.

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