Madison County Officer Arrested Following Fatal Accident
by Sammy Edmonds
posted May 22 2014 4:06PM
An off-duty Madison County police officer is facing drunk driving charges following a fatal crash over the weekend.
Madison County Sheriff‘s deputies say 41-year-old James Foutch struck the rear end of a car. The collision pushed the vehicle off the road and into a utility pole, killing 23-year-old Jesse Sperry. Sperry’s pregnant wife, Rebecca, was seriously injured in the crash.
Foutch is an officer with the Edgewood Police Department, a suburb of Anderson. He remains held in the Madison County Jail.