Cowboys' Brent Charged With Intoxication Manslaugther

Saturday, December 8, 2012 - 11:10pm

Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent is facing an intoxication manslaughter charge after a one-vehicle accident that killed linebacker Jerry Brown, a member of the team's practice squad.

Irving, Texas police say the accident happened about 2:20 saturday morning. Authorities say that Brent was speeding when the vehicle hit a curb and flipped at least once. Brown was found unresponsive at the scene and pronounced dead at a hospital.

The police spokesman says officers conducted a field sobriety test on Brent and arrested him. The charge was upgraded after Brown was pronounced dead.

The Cowboys are on the road to face the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.

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