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Cowboys player killed in crash
by intoxicated teammate was
sober, autopsy shows

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 1/3/2013 8:18:26 PM

Dallas - An autopsy has found that Dallas Cowboys practice squad player Jerry Brown Jr. was sober when he was killed in a crash that led to an intoxication manslaughter charge against the teammate at the wheel. The Dallas County Medical Examiner´s Office reported Thursday that Brown died of head and neck trauma when their vehicle overturned. He had a dislocated neck, a severely bruised spine and a blood alcohol content of 0.056 percent. That´s well below the Texas drunken driving standard of 0.08 percent. Police have said Cowboys nose guard Josh Brent, who was driving,

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Neither wearing a seatbelt. I can just hear the defense claim now that the sober player should have taken control of the car. This may get ugly in court.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: KingBubo, 1/3/2013 9:39:58 PM     (No. 9097397)

If only they had used the free service provided for them by the NFL...a designated driver service. He was "sober", but still had been drinking

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/4/2013 9:09:40 AM     (No. 9098025)

Just like the Romo, the wrong person was driving.

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