HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT
815 Wheeler Ave.
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
|Sgt. Mark Roberts
Public Information Officer
HPD Arrest Suspect involved in Traffic Fatality for Manslaughter
Huntsville, Alabama (December 19, 2008) Officers with the Huntsville Police Department arrested Kettrick Derrell Hill, 28 years-of-age, of Huntsville and charged him with the Manslaughter of John Allen Wampler, 43 years-of-age, of Brownsboro.
This incident was the result
of a traffic accident that occurred on December 8, 2008, on Highway 72 and
Campbell Road. Hill, a passenger in one of the vehicles and his girlfriend were
in an argument when Hill allegedly jerked the steering wheel causing the vehicle
to cross the median into oncoming traffic striking another vehicle. The vehicle
they struck was driven by John Wampler who died later that day at Huntsville
Hospital. Hill is currently in the Metro Jail awaiting bond.