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TABC Investigates Night Leading Up to Fatal Cowboys Crash



    The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission is looking into the events leading up a fatal crash involving two Dallas Cowboys players. (Published Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013)

    NBC 5 has learned more about the night leading up to the crash which killed Dallas Cowboy Jerry Brown, Jr. A grand jury indicted Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent on one count of intoxication manslaughter in connection with the Dec. 8 crash.

    According to the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission and NBC 5 sources, a group that included Brent and Brown began their night at Eddie V’s in the Oak Lawn section of Dallas.

    The group, according to the TABC was allowed to leave with an unopened bottle of wine which is legal.

    There was more than an hour gap between the group arriving at their next location—Club Privae which is located inside of Beamers, in Dallas.

    The two are roughly 10 miles apart.

    The TABC is trying to determine what took place between those two spots.

    It is also trying to figure out how much alcohol was served in each location, and whether either over-served Brent.

    Agents have been speaking with staff at both places, and obtained video from within Privae. The agents are also looking at social media like Twitter, to get a better idea of what was going on inside the club.

    NBC 5 has obtained the TABC record for Beamers— which TABC says only has minor violations listed.

    If any action is taken against the club, the fact that the record is not long will be taken into account and work in the club’s favor.

    Actions range from fine, suspension to even cancellation of the club’s alcohol permit.

    The TABC may interview other Dallas Cowboys players who were at the club with Brent.

    The owner for Eddie V's did not have a comment. Beamers has said in the past it is working with the TABC in this investigation.

    No trial date for Brent has been set, he is currently out of jail on $100,000 bond.