NASCAR’S William ‘Rowdy’ Harrell Dies in a Car Crash

Members at Hendrick Motorsports were shocked with the terrible news of the death of their pit crew member, William Harrell. William had been serving the team for the last eight seasons and worked with the driver, Alex Bowman. Sadly, his death comes as a tragedy to all the members of the team who mourn the tragic loss.

William loses not only his life but also his wife, whom he had married just days before. Learn more on William Harrell and get to know more on his death, net worth, married, wife, and much more.

What Happened to William Harrell?

William Harrell, a NASCAR pit crew member, sadly passed away on Tuesday, November 24 in Florida at age 30. He tragically passed away in a car crash accident along with his wife, Blakely Harrell. The couple’s tragic death comes just three days after tying the knot and were reportedly in Florida celebrating their honeymoon. According to NBC Sports and the report from the Florida Highway Patrol, William was driving a Toyota Corolla and was headed north to U.S. 1. He drove across the center line and into the southbound lane at about 9:40 p.m. ET. The vehicle collided with a pickup truck.

Following the tragedy, Harrell’s team mourned the tragic death.

The racer for Hendrick Motorsports, Alex Bowman, tweeted,

“Rowdy was everything that made the 88 team, the 88 team. The biggest personality and the best person. He was the happiest person you’d ever meet, and that was only reenforced by his wife Blakley. Rip to an absolute legend. You’ll be missed every single day brother.”

Likewise, Harrell’s crew chief wrote,


It has been a tough morning talking with teammates. The news hit us hard.

We are thinking of the families affected by this tragedy and wanted their consent before releasing a statement.”

For now, William’s family has not shared anything on his funeral. However, we will be sure to update more in the coming days.

What is William Harrell’s Net Worth?

William was a tire carrier for the last eight seasons with Hendrix Motorsports. Before his death, he was working with the No. 88 in the NASCAR Cup Series for driver Alex Bowman. Likewise, he had also worked as a pit crew member in two championship seasons for JR Motorsports. William Harrell’s net worth remains under review.

Who Was William Harrell Married to?

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William Harrell and his wife, Blakley Harrell.

William was married just a few days before his death. He had tied the knot with his 23-year-old wife, Blakley Harrell on Saturday, November 21, 2020. However, there is not much information on his life with Blakely at the moment.

William Harrell Wiki-Bio

William “Rowdy” Harrell was born in 1990 in the United States. He was 30 years old at the time of his death. There is no further information on his parents and early life.

He held American nationality and came from White ethnicity.