Autopsy Shows Cowboys’ Jerry Brown Was Sober When Killed In Crash

Posted on Jan 5 2013 - 4:36pm by Tracy

An autopsy has found that Dallas Cowboys practice squad player Jerry Brown was sober when he was killed in a crash that led to an intoxication manslaughter charge against the teammate at the wheel.


The Dallas County Medical Examiner’s Office reported Thursday that Brown died of head and neck trauma when their vehicle overturned. He had a dislocated neck, a severely bruised spine and a blood alcohol content of 0.056 percent. That’s well below the Texas drunken driving standard of 0.08 percent.

Police have said Cowboys nose guard Josh Brent, who was driving, had a blood alcohol level twice the legal limit when after the Dec. 8 crash in Irving, a Dallas suburb. He remains free on $100,000 bond.

Police say neither man was wearing a seatbelt.


About the Author

1 Comment so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. king frost January 6, 2013 at 6:44 am -

    wow that makes it even worse…smh…#RIPChilly