Albemarle, NC — A fatal accident between an 18-wheeler and a minivan at the intersection of U.S. Highway 52 and NC 24-27 last Friday morning in Albemarle left one woman dead and four injured. Jennifer Fesperman, 32, was killed and the injured were listed as Kenneth, 47, Jessica, 17, Jordan, 14, and Phillip Fesperman, 11.
According to the news reports, Jessica Fesperman was driving the minivan along NC 24-27 with the others as passengers. As she entered U.S. 52′s intersection with NC 24-27, their minivan was hit by Larry McIntyre’s 18-wheeler truck that was westbound on NC 24-27. The collision left 32-year old Jennifer Fesperman dead at the scene and Kenneth, Jessica, Jordan, and Phillip hospitalized with varying degrees of injuries.
Kenneth was later listed in critical condition along with Jordan, but Phillip was reported to be in fair condition. Jessica’s status has not been updated, news reports said.
The cause of the accident is still being investigated, but it was suspected that Fesperman’s minivan may have crossed over the center lines of the highway.
Scene of the Accident