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Defense under way in ex-Cowboy's manslaughter trial

Updated: August 14, 2003, 7:01 PM ET
Associated Press

DALLAS -- Dwayne Goodrich, a former Dallas Cowboys defensive back on trial for manslaughter in the hit-and-run deaths of two people who stopped along the highway to free a motorist from a burning car, told jurors Thursday that he didn't see the fiery freeway accident scene until it was too late.

Goodrich testified that a sport utility vehicle in front of him had blocked his view as he approached the accident. He said he slammed on his brakes when he came upon a stalled vehicle in the road ...

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