When the town whistle begins blowing, Sue looks out her window, sees the fire at the school and rushes to her mother’s car.
Speeding towards the school, Sue is horrified when the school explodes.
"Sue" Snell is a fictional character created by Stephen King.
She was in his first published novel, Carrie in 1973, and also appeared in the 1976 film, the 1988 musical, the 1999 film sequel, the 2002 television film, and the 2013 film.
She later flags down a deputy sheriff, who interrogates her.
The deputy later recalls Sue stating "They've hurt Carrie for the last time," indicating that she had no part in what happened.
The court heard the woman had been out for a drink the night before the alleged attack and that, although she did not consume a lot of alcohol, it went to her head because she might have been drinking quickly.
She asks Tommy to do her a favor and take Carrie to the prom in an attempt to make Carrie feel accepted and to ease her own conscience.
In this she has been described as the "godmother" in King's "dark modernization of Cinderella". When Carrie breaks down emotionally after having her first period in the shower, Sue joins her classmates in taunting her and throwing tampons at her.
"I just sat there holding my covers, screaming and thinking 'what the hell's just gone on?
' The woman said she had been meant to be staying at a friend's that night.