Rod Bramblett and Paula Bramblett killed in collision on Shug Jordan Parkway in Auburn, Alabama

Modified Date: 
Wed, 04/14/2021 - 7:10am
Accident Date: 
Saturday, May 25, 2019

Wreck Details: Crash That Killed Rod and Paula Bramblett

Police say the Brambletts were in a 2017 Toyota Highlander that was hit from behind by a 16-year-old male driver in a 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

The Voice of the Auburn Tigers, Rod Bramblett and His Wife Paula, Killed in Car Wreck

Bramblett was a three-time Alabama Sportscaster of the Year. His most famous call came on the “Kick Six” play in the Iron Bowl game against rival Alabama in 2013.

Auburn Athletics Statement on Death of Rod Bramblett

The following is a statement from Auburn Athletics on the death of radio announcer Rod Bramblett and his wife Paula in a car wreck last night.

Police Report: Teen Driver Says He Fell Asleep Before Wreck that Killed Brambletts

According to the Auburn Police Dept. report, the teenage boy told officers he fell asleep while driving and did not remember what happened. His name was not released in the report. 

CRASH REPORT: Teen driver accelerating to 91 mph at time of deadly Bramblett Crash

Per Alabama Criminal Code 12-15-204; Taylor was charged as an adult and taken into custody at his residence in Auburn on Monday. Taylor was booked into the Lee County Detention Facility where he posted a $50,000 bond and was released.

Teen charged in deadly Bramblett crash faces bond revocation for driving citations

16-year-old Johnston Taylor was out on bond after being arrested in connection to the deaths of Rod and Paula Bramblett. Now, the Lee County District Attorney’s Office is asking a judge to revoke his bond, based on traffic citiations Taylor has received since the deadly crash.

Auburn teen heads to rehab after bond revoked in Bramblett Manslaughter case

Taylor will not be allowed to leave the rehab facility until he completes treatment. If he does leave it will be considered escape. When treatment is complete, Taylor will be brought back to the jail.

Teen accused of killing Rod and Paula Bramblett gets youthful offender status

The judge cited Taylor's lack of a criminal history prior to the wreck and his marijuana use as reasons to classify him as a youthful offender.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Rod Bramblett
Paula Bramblett
Johnston Edward Taylor
Auburn, AL

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