What started out as few irritated tweets about a traffic accident quickly turned into heartache and tragedy for one woman as she learned the man killed in the accident was in fact her husband.
On Wednesday, December 4th, Caran Johnson fired up her smart phone and did what she had done many times before, by live tweeting information about a traffic accident in Vancouver, Washington.
As news outlets began reporting that there had been a fatality in the accident, Johnson started pondering the possibility that her husband might be involved as he followed that same route home every day.
Fearing the worst, Johnson then began trying to tweet to local authorities for more information about the accident.
For several hours Johnson tried multiple times to catch the attention of anyone with information about the crash, while updating those following her with information about her husband.
It wasn’t long after her children arrived home that Johnson then had her worst fears confirmed. Her husband had been the driver killed in the accident.
It was after midnight that Johnson returned to Twitter to give her followers one last message before eventually locking down her Twitter account and protecting her tweets.
Story picked up from Global News
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