Fatal Collision: 25 March 2020 – Catawba County


On Wednesday, March 25, at approximately 8:40 p.m., the NC State Highway Patrol responded to and investigated a fatal collision in Catawba County on Emmanuel Church Road near Bush Drive. A pedestrian, walking in the northbound lane, was struck by a northbound Chrysler 300 passenger car. The pedestrian, Adam Darrell Mullins, 38, of Conover, died at the scene. He was dressed in dark clothing and walking with traffic. The driver of the Chrysler, Brian Keith Bader, 47, of Hickory, was not injured. No charges are expected.