Troopers Charge Driver in Death of Passenger

Following a fatal accident on Sand Valley Road west of Attalla early this week, Alabama State Troopers have now arrested the driver of the car that crashed. 25 year-old Brandon Roach was behind the wheel when he went off the road and hit an embankment and his passenger, 24 year-old Joanie Patterson of Boaz was killed. It was determined that he was alcohol impaired at the time and is charged with murder.