Clint Bowyer, a Fox Sports activities analyst and former NASCAR Cup Collection driver, was concerned in a automobile accident in Missouri final week wherein he struck and killed a girl who was strolling on a freeway, the authorities mentioned.
Mr. Bowyer, 43, “instantly hit his brakes” and known as 911 after putting the girl whereas driving on a divided U.S. freeway in Lake Ozark, Mo., simply earlier than 9 p.m. on June 5, based on a police crash report.
The authorities mentioned that the entrance of Mr. Bowyer’s automobile was badly broken and that he confirmed “zero” indicators of impairment after the accident. He supplied a breath pattern that confirmed he had a blood-alcohol focus of .000 p.c, the police report mentioned.
Mr. Bowyer and Fox Sports activities didn’t instantly reply to requests for remark.
The lady who was killed was recognized as Mary Jane Simmons, 47, of Camdenton, Mo. The police report mentioned she was struck by the entrance of the motive force’s facet of Mr. Bowyer’s automobile after which hit the automobile’s windshield. The influence catapulted her greater than 260 toes, the report mentioned.
Mr. Bowyer, of Mocksville, N.C., pointed the emergency medical staff who responded to his 911 name towards Ms. Simmons, the report mentioned. The employees tried to revive her, the authorities mentioned, however she was pronounced lifeless on the scene.
Ms. Simmons’s belongings have been scattered throughout an exit ramp, and amongst them the police discovered a “crystalline substance” that was “believed to be methamphetamine,” based on the police report. Residents of an R.V. park the place Ms. Simmons had been staying instructed investigators that they believed that Ms. Simmons “was underneath the affect of medication,” the report mentioned.
Mr. Bowyer was a NASCAR driver for 15 years. Along with his 10 NASCAR Cup Collection wins, he was the 2008 NASCAR Xfinity Collection champion, and he gained the NASCAR Tenting World Truck sequence 3 times. After his ultimate season of competitors, in 2020, Mr. Bowyer turned a full-time analyst for Fox Sports activities protection of the cup sequence.