Mum of 6 killed driving home after visiting her Premature ‘Miracle’ Twins in hospital.

Katie Evans, 37, was a devoted mother of six. She leaves behind husband, Jacob, four sons — Spencer, 12, Travis, 11, Nathaniel, 9 and 2-year-old Gideon — and her twin baby girls.

“She was traveling home late at night after visiting her baby girls at the hospital … and she was hit,” Mrs Evans’ sister-in-law, Caralee, tells PEOPLE. “They said her body was thrown from the vehicle.”

Mrs Evans was nearly home when she collided with two other cars  in California, a spokesperson with Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station tells PEOPLE.

“Jacob called us during the night and said, ‘I’m really worried my wife never made it home from the hospital last night,’ ” Caralee says. “I guess he had been up all night. He expected her to be home shortly after midnight.”

She adds: “It wasn’t an uncommon time for her to come home from the hospital. He expected her to be home and an hour later was calling around and he couldn’t get ahold of her.”

The spokesperson says that a 21-year-old driver veered into oncoming traffic, crossing a median and hitting Mrs Evans’ vehicle head-on. Mrs Evans was pronounced dead at the scene. The spokesperson says alcohol is believed to have played a role in the crash and the driver will be arrested once it is determined she was under the influence.

The infants, who were born about 2 lbs. each, were thriving and the family was excited to welcome the “miracle” babies, little Sarah and Hannah.

Caralee says Mrs Evans visited her little ones nearly every day, and a photo showed the proud mum smiling wide as she held the tiny girls.

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  • How heartbreaking ! She will be dearly missed.
    To drink and drive and cause such accident….that will follow you the rest of your life. And this mums life can’t be replaced and affect the whole family and friends circle. Such damage & pain !


  • Deepest condolences to all that loved her


  • This breaks my heart! An innocent, beautiful life lost through the reckless stupidity of another – my deepest condolences to her grieving family xx


  • What a shocking tragedy! Words fail me. Love to her family


  • That’s so sad. It’s happening way too much on the roads these days. RIP


  • Oh how awful.


  • Such a tragic story especially to those poor children, my heart goes out to them.


  • Poor woman. She had a lovely family, two cute new tiny angels and suddenly.. she’s gone. Very sad. :-(


  • So so sad – one persons stupid actions tear apart a whole family and those poor babies will never know their mum


  • So very tragic and every sympathy for the family. Why do people drink and drive – it is so criminal.


  • So sad for this young family.


  • Very tragic – and I hope very guilt inducing for the drunk driver.


  • My heart goes out to the family at this time,very sad.


  • How heart breaking. Condolences to the family.


  • Makes me so sad and breaks my heart. I hate how it’s always the innocent people that get killed and not the idiots that go out under the influence of drugs or alcohol. RIP to this mum and sending love and strength to her family and children


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