Deadly crash kills mother and daughter

EDGECOMBE COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – A head-on car crash kills a mother and daughter driving on Highway 33 toward Tarboro on Friday afternoon.

North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Johnson said Veronica Williams from Farmville was driving a 2022 Nissan Altima with her 19-year-old daughter, Deasia Washington of Tarboro, in the passenger seat.

Highway Patrol said the 50-year-old mother overcorrected when she crossed the center line and crashed into Eric Goode. He was driving an 18-wheeler owned by American Builders and Contractor Supply, according to Trooper Johson.

WITN is told they received the call about the crash around 1:10 p.m. Friday and responded to Highway 33 about half a mile north of Highway 42.

The trooper said the 38-year-old truck driver from Washington was cleared by medical staff at the scene and told WITN the mother and daughter were pronounced dead at the scene.

According to Trooper Johnson, the investigation didn’t find any malice in relation to the car accident.

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