Breaking News: Auburn Confirms Rod Bramblett and Wife Involved in Fatal Car Wreck
The twitter feed from the Auburn Football account has asked for prayers for the voice of the Tigers, Rod Bramblett, and family.
“Rod Bramblett, the Voice of the Auburn Tigers, and his wife, Paula, were involved in a serious car accident early Saturday evening in Auburn. We ask the Auburn Family to keep the Bramblett family in your thoughts and prayers.”
Full information has not yet been made public by the police, but there is a report of at least one fatality according to the Opelika-Auburn News. The name has not yet been released. The accident was a two-vehicle accident near the intersection of Shug Jordan Parkway and West Samford.
Update: The Opelika-Auburn News is now confirming that Paula was killed in the wreck. Rod Bramblett was airlifted with life-threatening injuries to the UAB Hospital in Birmingham, according to sources. The driver of the other vehicle, a 16 year-old teen, was also injured and is in serious condition at the East Alabama Medical Center.
Our prayers and sympathy continue for Rod and the entire Bramblett family. Track’Em Tigers will update as information becomes more available.
Update: Auburn Sports (Rivals) has now reported that Rod Bramblett also passed away from injuries he received in the accident. This is a tragic and sad day for the Bramblett family as well as the entire Auburn family. Rod became an icon at Auburn and will be sorely missed. God bless his memory, and God bless his family during this time of grief.