Wife Live Tweets Her Husband's Fatal Car Crash in Horrible Coincidence (VIDEO)

woman live tweets husband's deathCaran Johnson is a resident of Washington state known by her Twitter hande @ScanCouver who often live tweets traffic updates that she hears over her police scanner. Yesterday, she had the absolutely jaw-droppingly horrible coincidence of live tweeting her own husband's death on I-205. 

Her husband, 47-year-old Craig Johnson, was killed after his car inexplicably crossed from the northbound lanes into southbound I-205 and struck a pick-up truck. He died before help arrived, but there was a long lag between when his wife knew there had been an accident and finding out it was her husband.

Her live tweets are just absolute devastation told in real time, and anyone with children and a spouse they love can relate to her rising panic and grief. They are devastating to read. See below:










The heartbreak here is just unimaginable. She was trying to do a service for those traveling along this road and ended up revealing her grief to the world.

There is not much that can be said about something this tragic. We should all hug our loved ones a little tighter and think of Johnson and her sons and lift her up with prayers or thoughts or whatever we believe.

This is one of the saddest stories I ever remember reading. 

What would you do in a situation like this?


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nonmember avatar Kristi

My sympathies to the families involved. How heartbreaking.

mmtos... mmtosam06

How sad hugs to the families involved

FireM... FireMoonGypsy

This breaks my heart. Can we do something for her? 

ArisM... ArisMom208

Do something for her? Accidents happen every day. People die every day. Its sad, Sorry 4 her and her families loss but i don't see why we would do anything for her. Its no different then any other accident and she didn't seem to upset by it  " its him. he died"  like its no biggie...

nonmember avatar Desiree

@ArisMom, it's called shock.

Patricia Friddle

She wasprobably in shock. Show a little compassion, jeez.

Emily McHugh Spence

Hey ArisMom, do you think it could be shock that's giving off that tone?? Wow, you are so cold. Hope something like this never happens to you, because how dare someone on the internet want to reach out to help you!!

JCHsq... JCHsquared


Your remarks are extremely insensitive. Being a humanbeing, we have compassion to help others in need, no matter the fact that "People die every day." I feel sorry for you and if you were to ever loose someone you love, like your child. I hope someone would show you more compassion than you are displaying here. Your ugly behavior should be kept to yourself. 

And who is to say she wasn't upset. She probably feels devestated and shocked, unable to process all the terrible emotions. Wouldn't we all? Read the next line where she said, "I feel like a block of cement fell on me."

qslaqhay qslaqhay

Arismom how dare you questioning how a person grief...

Her husband die.. she realized it was him... until it happend to you stop judging how others react

Keri Couillard

I just can't believe that someone can be so cruel! we can do SOMETHING!!! We all can pray that her family will make it thru such a tragic event!

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