DUI Ends with Fatality

According to Alabama State Troopers 62yr old Michael Gene Johnson is behind bars tonight. Johnson was involved in a fatal crash early this morning on U.S. Hwy 280 about a mile east of Childersburg. The crash claimed the life of 29yr old James Nicholas Wansley. Talladega County sheriff’s confirmed Wansley was a corrections officer. Now the exact circumstances of the crash have not yet been released; however, troopers could confirm Johnson who was not injured was arrested on a DUI charge. Wansley leaves behind a wife and small child. That accident remains under investigation.


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