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'Glee' Star Arrested And Charged With DUI After Car Crash

Jesse Luken was arrested for drink driving after allegedly destroying his car in a serious crash over the Christmas period.

The former Glee actor was charged with driving under the influence after his car crashed, TMZ reported.

Police were called to the scene in Glendale, California where they found Luken's Toyota on the curb with its airbag deployed and the front tire damaged. He later failed a field sobriety test and was arrested for DUI but has since been released.

Luken as Bobby "Boom Boom” Surette. Image: Fox

Luken played high schooler Bobby “Boom Boom” Surette on the hit series Glee in 2012. He's also appeared on Last Resort, Justified, Star-Crossed and Underground.

It's the latest in a string of troubling events for former Glee actors over the years, with the show's star Cory Monteith, who played leading man Finn Hudson, dying of an overdose at age 31 in 2013.

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Cory Monteith and partner and 'Glee' co-star Leah Michele. Image: Getty

In January 2018, Mark Salling, who played  Noah “Puck” Puckerman, died by suicide aged 35, just weeks before he was due to be sentenced for possession of child pornography. The case was dismissed in February.

Mark Salling. Image: Getty

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