According to several reports, Brent is being charged with intoxication manslaughter in the death of Brown. The Dallas Morning News reports that Brent’s vehicle was speeding and flipped over after hitting a curb on East State Highway 114. 25-year-old Jerry Brown was found unresponsive at the scene and pronounced dead at the hospital. Brent was given a field sobriety test and was immediately arrested. The charges against him were later upgraded after Brown’s death.
“We are deeply saddened by the news of this accident and the passing of Jerry Brown,” Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said in a statement, via ESPN Dallas. “At this time, our hearts and prayers and deepest sympathies are with the members of Jerry’s family and all of those who knew him and loved him.”