Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent was arrested early Sunday after a fatal car crash that killed team member Jerry Brown Jr., CNN reported.
Brent was arrested on suspicion of intoxication manslaughter, CNN reported.
Brent's car was travelling at excessive speed when it hit a curb, CNN reported. Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in the crash.
Brent's car flew 900 feet, CNN reported. Brown was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Brent and Brown were also teammates at the University of Illinois, Yahoo News reported.
According to Yahoo News, the accidents serves as another reminder that DUI's are a huge problem that the NFL needs to do something about.