Law & Order
5:33 am
Fri December 27, 2013

Bobby Bowden's Grandson Dies in Crash

Two men, including the grandson of former FSU football coach Bobby Bowden, died after their car crashed into a Winter Haven creek early Thursday. One passenger survived.
Two men, including the grandson of former FSU football coach Bobby Bowden, died after their car crashed into a Winter Haven creek early Thursday. One passenger survived.
Credit Polk County Sheriff's Office

Two men -- including the grandson of former Florida State University football coach Bobby Bowden -- died in a car crash early Thursday morning in Winter Haven. A third man was pulled from the car alive, after being trapped for hours in the vehicle, which was partially submerged in a water-filled ditch.

The Ledger reports that Bowden's grandson, 23-year-old Taylor Jeffrey Bowden, had graduated from FSU three weeks ago. The 25-year-old driver of the car, Rafael Fernandes De Aguiar Valim of Winter Haven, was also killed. Robert Lewis Edwards, 22, survived and was taken to the hospital.