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BIRMINGHAM, AL. (THECOUNT) — Evan Thomas Mumpower, of Hoover, has been named as the victim killed Saturday in a fiery crash near Homewood, AL.
“Evan” Mumpower, 24, was confirmed as the victim by Jefferson County Coroner’s Office Thursday.
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The accident happened about 2:30 a.m. Saturday on U.S. 31 northbound just past Brookwood Baptist Medical Center. According to authorities, Mumpower struck another vehicle, a guardrail and then veered off the roadway and into a ravine near the exit ramp to Shades Creek Parkway.
Police said the vehicle then burst in flames.
Mumpower was pronounced dead on the scene.
“Evan will be remembered forever as a loving son, brother, and grandson, as well as a highly intelligent, uniquely creative, and fun-loving friend and individual,” according to Mumpower’s obituary. source
Mumpower was a robot programmer for PA Solutions in Bessemer. A homeschool graduate of SMIC Academy, he earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering at University of Alabama, Huntsville in 2016.
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