News out of Irving, TX this afternoon is that LB Jerry Brown, on the Dallas Cowboys practice squad, has died in a car crash. His teammate Josh Brent has been charged with "intoxication manslaughter".
We're presuming Brent was the driver and he was intoxixated.
“Officers at the scene believed alcohol was a contributing factor in the crash; therefore, Price-Brent was asked to perform field sobriety tests,” Irving Police Department said in a prepared statement.
“Based on the results of the tests, along with the officer’s 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 of Intoxication Manslaughter.”
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones released a statement to confirm Brown's death:
“We are deeply saddened by the news of this ...