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Updated: Jun 19, 2018 – 5:56 PM

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ALEXANDER COUNTY, N.C. – A mother was killed in a crash Monday while driving children to Splash Mountain in Hickory, troopers told Channel 9.

Investigators said 20-year-old Joshua Bowman was driving a Ford Ranger, possibly fell asleep, and crossed the centerline when the vehicles collided on Highway 64 west of Hickory in Alexander County.

 

 

Carrie Howell, 33, died.

Carrie Howell

Her children, an 11-year-old boy and 7-year-old girl, were taken to Frye Hospital in Hickory. They had minor injuries.

Their 11-year-old cousin was flown to CMC-Main. He was in critical condition but is expected to be OK.

Neighbors heard the impact and rushed to help the children.

“They were just traumatized, screaming,” neighbor Rodney Barnes said. “We tried to calm them down and tell them it was alright, but little kids they were scared.”

Everyone was properly restrained, troopers said.

Bowman was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Channel 9 has learned he is a volunteer firefighter with the Ellendale Fire Department – the same unit that responded to the crash.

“Loved the fire service, still does,” Ellendale Assistant Fire Chief Tank Townsend said. “I think the world of him. Good kid.”

Bowman was not working at the fire department prior to the crash, but his fellow firefighters said what happened is a lesson to everyone who gets behind the wheel when they’re tired.

They hope Bowman learns from what happened and returns to the department in the future.

“We support him and come back with open arms,” Townsend said. “We are a family here. We are a firefighter family.”

So far, no charges have been filed in the accident.

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