Auburn sports announcer, wife, killed in car crash Saturday

3 years 4 weeks 1 day ago Sunday, May 26 2019 May 26, 2019 May 26, 2019 10:52 AM May 26, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

ALABAMA- Auburn sports radio announcer Rod Bramblett and his wife were killed in a fatal car accident on Saturday.

The crash occurred on Shug Jordan Parkway at the intersection of West Samford Avenue.

According to ESPN, Bramblett and his wife Paula were in a 2017 Toyota Highlander when they were struck in the rear by a Jeep Grand Cherokee around 6 p.m. Saturday evening.

The couple had to be airlifted from the scene and they both died at separate hospitals.

The 16-year-old driver of the Cherokee was transported to East Alabama Medical center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Bramblett has been broadcasting various Auburn sports games since 1993. He was named Alabama sportscaster of the year in 2006, 2010 and 2013.

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