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Story out of the NFL member of the Dallas Cowboys is facing a manslaughter charge.
Police say defensive lineman Josh Brent was drunk and speeding during a car accident Saturday morning that led to the death of his passenger and teammate Jerry Brown.
Casey Stegall live from the Cowboys Stadium in Arlington Texas TC.
Yet Jamie today Josh Brent is expected to bond out of jail he has a bond hearing set up later this morning.
And -- police believe that he was driving drunk.
Late Friday night early Saturday morning which is why he has been charged.
With intoxication manslaughter.
Apparently he was driving his vehicle not far from Cowboys Stadium about just a few miles or so when he was driving a high rate of speed according to the police report.
His real hit a curb he lost control full -- and his vehicle caught fire.
Officers on the scene say that the cowboys nose tackle.
Then failed the field sobriety tests but his attorney now saying that road construction in the area.
Maybe partially to blame.
Anymore that's from here.
Knows how much construction is going on out of that area 114.
That's hazardous it's not well lit at night it's very difficult to see sometimes I've done it sometimes go through there and you don't.
See -- -- and it's changing it's not as if you know what on Thursday night -- same thing on Friday night because seems to change -- -- almost daily basis.
25 year old Jerry Brown was in the passenger seat and died at an area hospital he played ball.
With the Indianapolis Colts before joining the cowboys practice squad.
In October as a linebacker.
He and Josh Brett played together back in college in Illinois.
Just -- himself releasing a statement through his agent yesterday from jail it reads in part and I'm quoting here.
I'm devastated and filled with grief.
Filled with grief of the loss of my close friend and teammate.
Now Josh Brent by the way it was arrested in Illinois for DWY back in 2009.
Today the cowboys are playing the Cincinnati Bengals in Cincinnati.
We understand there will be a moment of silence at today's game.
Jamie understand Casey Steve go live for us at the stadium thank you.
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