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Suspect in Crash that Killed Rod & Paula Bramblett Allowed to Go into Home Confinement

Photo from Lee Co. Sheriff’s Office A judge in Lee County is allowing the teenager charged in the wreck that killed Auburn University broadcaster Rod Bramblett and his wife Paula to be released to home confinement. Circuit Judge Jacob Walker says because of the COVID-19 pandemic, he is reinstating bond for 17-year-old Johnston Edward Taylor. That will allow him to…

Teen Charged in Fatal Wreck Killing Auburn Announcer Rod Bramblett and Wife Paula Indicted

Johnston Taylor, the 16-year-old driver charged in the fatal wreck that killed “The Voice of the Auburn Tigers” Rod Bramblett and his wife Paula in 2019, has been indicted on two counts of manslaughter. Court records show Taylor was speeding on the night of May 25 when he slammed into the back of the Brambletts’ SUV. The wreck happened at the…

Bond Revoked for Teen Driver in Bramblett Fatal Crash

Photo from Lee Co. Sheriff’s Office The teenage driver charged in the fatal wreck that killed “The Voice of the Auburn Tigers” Rod Bramblett and his wife Paula in May has had his bond revoked. Lee County District Attorney Brandon Hughes has confirmed to Alabama News Network that the $50,000 bond was revoked this morning for Johnston Edward Taylor, who…

New Details about Teenager Involved in Crash That Killed Ron and Paula Bramblett

Photo from Lee Co. Sheriff’s Office The teenager charged with manslaughter in the deaths of Auburn radio announcer Rod Bramblett and his wife Paula was driving more than 30 miles over the 55mph speed limit and accelerating when he slammed into the back of the couple’s SUV. That’s according to court records that have just been made public. Auburn police…

16-Year-Old Arrested in Bramblett Crash

  Photo from Lee Co. Sheriff’s Office An arrest has been made in the crash that killed the Voice of the Auburn Tigers Rod Bramblett and his wife, Paula. Auburn Police say they’ve arrested and charged 16-year-old Johnston Edward Taylor with two counts of manslaughter for the May 25th crash on Shug Jordan Parkway at West Samford Avenue. Investigators say…

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

Alabama News Network has received a copy of the police report on the fatal wreck that killed Rod and Paula Bramblett last month. Rod Bramblett was the Voice of the Auburn Tigers, well known for his sports broadcasts. Paula Bramblett also worked for the university. On May 25, they were killed in a two-car wreck in Auburn. Their SUV was…

Rod and Paula Bramblett Remembered in Memorial Service at Auburn Arena

It’s been a heartbreaking day for the Auburn University family. Hundreds gathered at Auburn Arena this afternoon to remember the lives of the Voice of the Auburn Tigers Rod Bramblett and his wife Paula. They were both killed Saturday night in a wreck in Auburn. The service was full of laughter and tears as family, friends, colleagues, coaches and athletes…

Former Auburn QB Charlie Trotman Remembers Rod Bramblett

Former Auburn quarterback Charlie Trotman, who spent 15 years with the Auburn Network, joined sports anchor Darrell Puckett to remember the life of Rod Bramblett.  Bramblett, known as the voice of the Auburn Tigers’ sports broadcasts, died in a wreck over the weekend. His wife Paula also died. Trotman remembered how Bramblett replaced the late Jim Fyffe as the top…