Birmingham police officer arrested

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A Birmingham police officer is arrested, charged with driving under the influence and killing the driver of another car. 36-year-old James Kendrick served for 12 years with the Birmingham police department, assigned to the north precinct.

Kendrick turned himself into investigators and has been placed on administrative leave pending an internal investigation. The victim is 42-year-old Derric Rush of Hoover.