The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

November 20, 2013

Moss trial goes to jury

By Budd McLaughlin

ATHENS — The criminal trial of Alabama State Trooper Heath Moss has gone to jury.


Moss, 31, is being tried on two misdemeanor charges of criminally negligent homicide after reports say he was answering a call to a wreck when he crashed into the back of another car, killing Jamie Lee Gossett, 31, and Sarah Rene Gossett, 38. 

Criminally negligent homicide is a Class A misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in the county jail. Moss is currently assigned to administrative duties at the Alabama State Troopers office in Huntsville.

The wreck was April 25, 2011 at the intersection of Lucas Ferry and Moyers roads.