A Georgia couple Christopher Hesling And Brittany Trowell Hesling and one of their two children were killed in Saturday night fatal vehicle accident their vehicle collided head-on with a wrong-way driver north of Gainesville, Florida, police say.
Christopher was 30-year-old and Brittany Trowell Hesling, 31 when the accident happened. They were both of St. Marys, Georgia.
Jack Hesling, a 4-year-old child of Christopher and Brittany was pronounced dead at UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville, due to injuries sustained from the accident, according to several media reports.
Also in the vehicle was the couple’s 6-month-old daughter, Maggie, who suffered minor injuries and was expected to survive.
IUOE LOCAL 25 on Monday, published about the death of Christopher and his family.
On Saturday night, Christopher Hesling, Brittany Trowell Hesling and their two children, Jack, age 4, and Maggie, age 6 months, were in a car accident in Gainesville, FL when their vehicle was hit by a wrong-way driver. Unfortunately, Christopher and Brittany died at the scene. 4 year old Jack passed away at the hospital from his injuries. Baby Maggie is recovering in the hospital and is expected to be ok. The driver of the other vehicle also died at the scene. Brittany Trowell Hesling is the daughter of Local 25 member Randy Trowell and the sister of Local 25 member Matt Trowell. As Randy and Matt cope with the tragic loss of their daughter/sister, son-in-law/brother in-law and grandson/nephew, we ask for everyone’s prayers and support for the Trowell family. Randy is currently working with Manson Construction in Port St. Joe, FL and Matt is with GLDD in Delaware, though they both left immediately upon receiving the news and are currently with family. Our thoughts and prayers are with Randy and Matt, as well as baby Maggie and the rest of the Trowell and Hesling families. We will keep everyone updated as much as Brothers Randy and Matt wish us to as they start the process of service arrangements. Brother Randy and Brother Matt, we are all praying for you. Your Union Brotherhood is behind you.