First reported by WDAF-TV, a FOX Information affiliate in Kansas Metropolis, Missouri, the crash occurred final weekend simply earlier than 9 p.m.
Bowyer was driving close to U.S. 54 and Missouri Freeway 242 across the space of Osage Seaside. Per the Lake Ozark Police Division incident report, Bowyer struck a 47-year-old lady strolling on the ramp. He then instantly stopped the automobile and known as 911, however the lady was finally pronounced lifeless on the scene.
The sufferer has been recognized as Mary Jane Simmons, of Camdenton, Missouri. A crystalline substance believed to be methamphetamine was discovered amongst her belongings. She was believed to be below the affect of medicine on the time of the accident.
Bowyer, 43, confirmed zero indicators of impairment and supplied a pattern of .000 blood alcohol content material on the scene of the crash. The previous NASCAR Cup Sequence star at the moment works as a NASCAR on FOX analyst, however skipped final weekend’s Cup race at Sonoma Raceway resulting from what was described on the time as “private matter.”
He has since launched the next assertion:
“Anybody that is aware of me, is aware of that household is all the pieces to me. My ideas and prayers are with the household and family members of Ms. Simmons. This can be a very troublesome time for my household and I, please respect our privateness as we transfer ahead.”