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Tragedy has once again struck the NFL this morning.In the early hours of 12/8, Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent was the driver of the vehicle which was involved in an accident which flipped the car, killing fellow teammate, and old friend from college, Jerry Brown.Brent has been charged with intoxication manslaughter in Brown's death."Officers who were at the scene believed alcohol was a contributing factor in the crash; therefore, Price-Brent was asked to perform field sobriety tests. Based on the results of the tests, along with officers observations and conversations with Price-Brent, he was arrested for driving while intoxicated. He was transported to an area hospital for a mandatory blood draw. Once it was learned that the passenger of his vehicle had died as a result of the crash, Price-Brent was booked into the Irving City Jail on one count manslaughter," a statement from the Irving Police Department said. Jerry Jones also released a statement regarding the p...
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