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Tractor-Trailer Crashes into Home in Duplin County, Tennessee

February 13, 2019

DUPLIN COUNTY, TN. – According to an online news report published by, a tractor-trailer crashed into a home in Duplin County, Tennessee. The crash happened right after the rig collided with a van that cut out in front of it on North Carolina Highway 41. Numerous people were injured.* 

The accident occurred in the evening on February 10 on North Carolina Highway 41 in Duplin County. At about 7 p.m., a tractor-trailer was traveling south on Highway 41. At the intersection with Jackson Store Road, a van that had been stopped at a stop sign pulled out into the path of the tractor-trailer. 

The tractor-trailer then struck the van and traveled off the roadway, crashing into a mobile home. The crash destroyed an entire section of the mobile home. Two people were inside the home when the crash occurred, and they were not injured. They were not identified in reports.

The driver of the tractor-trailer, identified as Ms. Judge, of Wallace, North Carolina, was also not injured. Authorities are not planning on pursuing any charges against Judge, according to reports. 

Five people were inside the van when it collided with the tractor-trailer, and all five were transported via ambulance to a local hospital. Several of the passengers were reportedly children, and their ages and names have not been released. Two passengers who sustained serious injuries were then flown to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, North Carolina. Current medical conditions have not been reported. 

The van driver, identified as Ms. Bernal, of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, was charged with failure to yield. No further information has been reported at this time. 

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