Ex-NFL player's wreck case to head to jury
January 21, 2014
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DALLAS (AP) - A jury will soon decide whether to convict former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent for a car accident that killed a teammate and close friend.
Brent's trial for intoxication manslaughter in the December 2012 death of Jerry Brown wraps up Tuesday with closing arguments. The case then goes to the jury.
If convicted, Brent faces up to 20 years in prison. He could also get probation.
Brown was a Cowboys practice squad linebacker who was also Brent's teammate at the University of Illinois. The two men were driving home from a night out with other Cowboys players when Brent lost control of his Mercedes on a suburban Dallas highway and wrecked.
Authorities say Brent drove with a blood-alcohol level that was more than twice the legal limit.
The Associated Press News Service
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