On June 3, 2021 four teenagers were killed in a very powerful head-on crash with a large truck on U.S. 264 in Pitt County, North Carolina. Alberto Pedraza was the driver of the truck and he is charged in the case.
North Carolina Highway Patrol identified the dead teens as 18-year-old Abby Foster, 17-year-old John Winstead, 15-year-old Devin Wilson, and his 18-year-old sister Madison Wilson.
The truck was exceeding safe speeds and drove off the road and crossed through the median cable, striking the vehicle the teenagers were in head on. The truck was entangled in the median steel cables that separate the divided road.
3 of the teens died at the crash scene instantly. The 4th teen died at the hospital. The driver of the large truck, Alberto, was also injured.
Alberto has been charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle.