The Los Angeles County sheriff on Wednesday refused to disclose newly discovered details on the cause of Tiger Woods’ devastating crash in Southern California last month, citing vague privacy concerns for the golf legend.
Sheriff Alex Villanueva said detectives have figured out what led Woods to crash his loaned 2021 Genesis GV80 on Feb. 23 — but claimed to need his permission to release the details.
“A cause has been determined, the investigation has concluded,” Villanueva said during a live social media event.
“It’s completed, signed, sealed and delivered,” he added. “However, we can’t release it without the permission of the people involved in the collision.”
The department has reached out to Woods, 45, and his reps for permission to divulge the cause of the wreck, Villanueva said.
“There’s some privacy issues on releasing information on the investigation so we’re going to ask them if they waive the privacy and then we will be able to do a full