Voice of Auburn Athletics Rod Bramlett and Wife Killed in Car Accident

PHOTO SOURCE: Rod Bramlett Twitter @VoiceofAUTigers

Rod Bramlett, the long-time voice of Auburn athletics has died. He and his wife Paula were both killed after their SUV (2017 Toyota Highlander) was crashed into by a second SUV (a 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee) driven by an un-named 16 year-old driver. That driver was transported to the East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika. Reported say that one of the vehicles rear-ended the other while waiting to make a turn.

Paula Bramlett was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident and Rod was airlifted to UAB Hospital in Birmingham with critical injuries and later pronounced dead.

Rod Bramlett was 53 and his wife Paula was 52.

Officials say the incident remains under investigation and that alcohol was not believed to be involved.

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