New Details: Mother of Boy Who Died in Wreck Charged With DUI


MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – There is new information about a wreck that killed a toddler late Saturday night.

Devin Fountain

Devin Fountain

State Troopers have arrested the mother of the boy.  Devin Fountain, 32, is charged with driving under the influence.

Troopers say Fountain was driving the car when it crashed while carrying her two children, ages 3 and 1.  The younger child, James Maxwell Fountain III, died on the scene.

Fountain’s blood alcohol content level registered at 0.200, according to court records.

Troopers say Fountain crashed her vehicle into a tree around 10 p.m. Saturday on Old Railroad Bed Road near Dan Crutcher Road, about six miles north of Huntsville.  She and the 3-year-old child were taken to a nearby hospital.

State Troopers say their investigation continues.

Filed in: Huntsville

Suggest a correction

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 5,005 other followers