Inspector Robbie Bowling was killed in a vehicle crash on Old Hillsborough Road, near Longleaf Pine Place in Mebane, at approximately 11:30 am.
His department vehicle collided head-on with a cement mixer after crossing the center line. The vehicle became engulfed in flames and he succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
Inspector Bowling had served with the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles License and Theft Bureau for 24 years and was assigned to District 4. He is survived by his wife.