Man charged in fatal Carter Co. crash arrested in NC

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A Kingsport man charged with aggravated vehicular homicide in Carter County has been arrested in North Carolina, according to police. 

Hickory Police Department investigators confirm that Cory Mowdy, 30, was arrested Saturday, March 23, without incident, as a fugitive from justice. 

The Carter County Courthouse confirms that a capias was issued for Mowdy on March 13 for the charges of vehicular homicide and vehicular assault that happened over a year ago near Simerly Creek. 

The crash killed 17-year-old Brandi Thompson. 

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Catawba County court officials confirm that Mowdy is in court today and is awaiting extradition. 

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