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Tue, 15 Aug 2006 22:50:02 -0700
The Associated Press reports former NFL DB Dwayne Goodrich was ordered to pay $6 million Tuesday, Aug. 15, in a civil trial filed by the victims and their families in a 2003 hit-and-run. A Dallas County jury said Goodrich was negligent for the crash that killed two people and injured another man. Demont Matthews, Joseph Wood and Shuki Josef were on Interstate 35 trying to pull a driver from a burning vehicle. Witnesses claim Goodrich veered onto the shoulder and struck the three people, killing Matthews and Wood and injured Josef.
Mon, 09 Jan 2006 16:58:29 -0800
The Associated Press reports former Dallas Cowboys CB Dwayne Goodrich was sentenced Monday, Jan. 9, to five more years in prison for three counts of failure to stop and render aid in the 2003 hit-and-run deaths of two good Samaritans. He'll serve three five-year terms concurrently after his current sentence of 7 1/2 years is over.
Tue, 19 Aug 2003 14:57:47 -0700
Former Dallas Cowboys CB Dwayne Goodrich has been sentenced to seven and a half years in jail and fined $20,000 in the hit-and-run deaths of two young men, according to the Associated Press. Goodrich was charged with killing Joby Wood, 21, and Demont Matthews, 23, when his BMW hit the two victims on the side of the road as they tried to rescue a motorist from a burning car on Jan. 14.
Fri, 15 Aug 2003 20:58:39 -0700
Updating previous reports, former Dallas Cowboys CB Dwayne Goodrich was convicted on Friday, Aug. 15 of criminally negligent homicide in the deaths of two men in a hit-and-run accident in January, according to the Associated Press. The sentencing hearing will begin on Monday, Aug. 18.
Tue, 11 Mar 2003 09:20:43 -0800
Updating previous reports, the AP reports a grand jury on Tuesday indicted former Dallas Cowboys CB Dwayne Goodrich in a hit-and-run accident that killed two men. He was charged with two counts of manslaughter and three counts of failure to stop and render aid as well as aggravated assault. He is still free on $65,000 bond. Manslaughter is punishable by two to 10 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine. Failure to stop and render aid is a felony punishable by up to five years' imprisonment.
Thu, 27 Feb 2003 15:48:20 -0800
ESPN.com's John Clayton, as an update to previous stories, reports the Dallas Cowboys saved $437,500 in salary cap room with the release of CB Dwayne Goodrich.
Thu, 20 Feb 2003 14:16:27 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys announced they have released CB Dwayne Goodrich.
Tue, 18 Feb 2003 21:51:10 -0800
The AP reports Dallas Cowboys CB Dwayne Goodrich has been sued by a man who was injured in a hit-and-run accident, accusing Goodrich of failing to control his vehicle. The man is seeking $37 million in damages.
Mon, 27 Jan 2003 17:43:16 -0800
The Dallas Morning News reports Dallas Cowboys CB Dwayne Goodrich was released from jail Monday afternoon. As previously noted, he had been arrested in connection with three charges of failure to stop and render aid in the fatal January 14 hit-and-run crash. He also faces two counts of manslaughter in the deaths of two men who were run down earlier this month. Failure to stop and render aid is a felony punishable by up to five years in prison. Manslaughter is a second-degree felony punishable by two to 20 years in prison.
Mon, 27 Jan 2003 12:11:56 -0800
Updating earlier stories, the AP reports Dallas Cowboys CB Dwayne Goodrich was expected to be arraigned Monday on three new charges in a hit-and-run crash that killed two people earlier this month. He was booked into jail early Monday and awaiting the formal proceeding involving the latest charges of failure to stop and render aid. Goodrich's attorney said last week he and his client were aware the additional charges would be filed. Dallas County District Attorney Bill Hill has said a grand jury could begin hearing evidence in the case next month.
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