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Troopers: 4 teens killed in crash with box truck

Posted on June 4, 2021

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GREENVILLE — Four teens died after a box truck crossed a median and hit their vehicle head-on, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

News outlets report the crash happened Thursday on U.S. 264 west of Greenville when the northbound truck crossed the median and struck the southbound car with five teenagers inside.

Three of the teens died at the scene and a fourth died at the hospital, officials said. A fifth teen and the truck driver had minor injuries.

The Highway Patrol identified the teens who died as Abby Foster, 18; John Winstead, 17; Devin Wilson, 15; and Madison Wilson, 18. The surviving teen is 16-year-old Dakota Wilson. All of the teens are from Tarboro except Foster, who is from Farmville.

The truck driver, Alberto Pedraza III, said he lost control of the truck because he was going too fast in the rain, troopers said. He has been charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle.

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