Dallas Cowboys player dies in car accident

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Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent is being held without bail on a charge of intoxication manslaughter after his teammate, Jerry Brown, was killed in a one-car accident early Saturday morning, AP said.
Brent was behind the wheel when the accident occurred at approximately 2:20 a.m. in Irving, Texas. Police said that the vehicle hit a curb and flipped. When police arrived at the scene, the vehicle was on fire, and Brent was dragging Brown from the vehicle, AP reported.
Brown was taken to the hospital, and pronounced dead, CNN said.
Investigators said that the vehicle was traveling about 900 feet after hitting the curb.
Brent was booked into Irving County Jail on suspicion of intoxication manslaughter. If convicted, he could face up to 20 years in prison, CNN reported.

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