Found December 08, 2012 on
Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent was arrested Saturday morning for intoxication manslaughter after he wrecked his car and killed teamate Jerry Brown, reports ESPN.
According to Irving police and ESPN's report:
Brent's car was traveling at a high rate of speed on a State Highway 114 service road before he hit the outside curb. The car flipped at least one time before coming to a rest in the middle of the service road.
When police arrived Brent was responsive and spoke to police officers. Brown was unresponsive and taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Brent, a three-year veteran, was booked in the Irving city jail at 4:14 a.m. Saturday morning.
Brown, who was signed to the Cowboys' practice squad, was Brent's college teammate at Illinois.
"We are deeply saddened by the news of this accident and the passing of Jerry Brown," Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said in a statement. "At this time, our hearts and prayers and deepest sympathies are with the members of Jerry's family and all of those who knew him and loved him."
Brent had been the Cowboys starting nose tackle with Jay Ratliff sidelined with a groin injury.
The Cowboys have promoted Rob Callaway off the practice squad to start at nose tackle for the Cowboys game against the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday.
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Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent was arrested early Saturday morning for intoxication manslaughter after he was involved in an accident that took teammate Jerry Brown’s life.
According to Irving police, Brent’s car was traveling at a high rate of speed on a State Highway 114 service road before it hit the outside curb at approximately 2:30 a.m. The car flipped at least one...
Dallas Cowboys practice squad linebacker Jerry Brown was killed in a car crash early Saturday morning, and his former teammate, nose tackle Josh Brent (pictured), was arrested and charged with intoxicated manslaughter as the driver during the incident.
Police say the accident occurred around 2:20 a.m. Saturday in Irving. Brent reportedly was speeding when his car hit a curb and flipped...
Jerry Brown, a defensive back on the Dallas Cowboys was killed in a car accident Saturday morning.
Police have arrested his teammate, Josh Brent in regards to the incident.
Brent, has been charged with intoxication manslaughter.
Brent was driving above the speed limit early Saturday, with Brown a passenger, when the vehicle hit a curb and flipped at least once, according to Irving...
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