Joshua Ivie Arrested after Deadly Hit-and-Run Collision on Grant Road and Jones Road

HARRIS COUNTY, TX (September 5, 2023) – Sunday night, Carolee Dwer was killed in a hit-and-run crash on West Cypress Forest Drive.

The incident happened on August 27th, at around 9:00 a.m., at the 13800 block of West Cypress Forest Drive near Grant Road and Jones Road.

According to reports, a Ford Explorer was speeding in the area when the driver lost control. The vehicle veered off the road and struck a Dwer as she was crossing the street. The SUV continued forward into a house causing Dwer to become pinned between the house and the automobile.

Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after. They pronounce 44-year-old Carolee Dwer dead at the scene.

After the collision, the driver of the Ford, 33-year-old Joshua Ivie, allegedly escaped on foot while carrying a weapon. About a mile away, K9 deputies were able to locate him and make an arrest.

We would like to offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Carolee Dwer. May you find comfort and strength during this time.


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