An iconic college football fan and caller into The Paul Finebaum Show on the SEC Network has tragically passed away.
Tammy Renae Bullard, an Auburn football fanatic and frequent caller into the national radio show, was killed in an auto accident on an Alabama highway on Friday. Bullard's 3-year-old granddaughter also passed away.
AL.com had the tragic details:
Alabama State Trooper Cpl. Jimmy Harrell said the driver of a commercial vehicle carrying some kind of explosive material was traveling eastbound when he possibly blew a tire and the truck overturned on its side.
It then veered into oncoming traffic in the westbound lane and collided with an SUV carrying the woman and the child. Both have been confirmed dead. The truck driver was flown to UAB Hospital’s Trauma Center.
Harrell said authorities evacuated all businesses and homes within a one-mile radius because of the unknown hazardous material. Emergency crews remained on the scene for several hours.
Finebaum took to Twitter to pay his respects.
"It is with a heavy heart that we share the news our friend and loyal Auburn fan Tammy has died," he announced.
Rest in peace, Tammy.