Three brothers in eastern North Carolina collided head-on on Thursday, according to NC Highway Patrol.
Only one of the five teens survived.
According to Troopers, 16-year-old Dakota Wilson was slightly injured in the wreck of US Highway 264 in Pitt County on Thursday.Two other brothers, 15-year-old Devin Wilson and 18-year-old Madison Wilson, 17-year-old JT Winstead and 18-year-old Abbey Foster killed, WITN reported.
“I don’t need words! I want to get my baby back!” Lisa Winstead said in a Facebook post after the accident: “Madison Wilson, JT Winstead, Abbey Foster, Devin Wilson, I love you all! I know everyone is dancing in the sky!”
The accident happened shortly before noon by a box truck driver Escaped from the roadABC 11 reported that it crossed the median strip and entered the south-facing lane.
Three of the teens died in the field and a fourth died in the hospital, according to television stations.
Box truck driver Alberto Pedrasa III was slightly injured. Highway patrol, he was too fast in the rain, Minor crime death by car, According to WNCT.
The Wilsons attended the Belboa Free-Will Baptist Church in Greenville, and Rev. Henry Parker told ABC 11 that they were cheerful and kind.
According to the TV station, “I and my wife are pretty tired,” he said. “I couldn’t sleep last night. In addition to serving this family, it’s my best. So far. It’s a priority, but staring into their eyes was probably the worst thing I had to do, because I have no words. “
Parker told WITN that Madison Wilson was graduating this weekend. According to ABC 11, Winstead’s aunt said JT Winstead was an up-and-coming senior at Tarboro High School.
Edgecombe County Schools issued a statement on Friday confirming the deaths of three students.
“We are deeply sad Know a tragic accident This killed three students and one young man in a neighboring county, “said the district. “These students will be very lonely to the students and staff at Southwest Edgecombe High School, Tarboro High School, and the entire ECPS community. We would like to express our condolences and condolences. “
Abbey Foster graduated from Farmville Central High School in 2020 I played softball at Pitt Community College, The university said in a statement.
“Pit’s softball program and athletics division suffered significant losses,” said athletic director Dawn Manning. “Abby was a wonderful young woman who was academically and athletic successful for the bulldog. She was a field leader and an irreplaceable friend to her teammates. Affected by this tragic accident. We would like to express our deepest condolences to all our families. “
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