9-year-old airlifted after collision, mother killed

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by WCNC.com

WCNC.com

Posted on March 31, 2013 at 11:16 PM

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. -- Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that left a little girl without her mother.

Investigators say the crash happened on Highway N.C. 152 around 3:00 p.m. on Easter Sunday.  Officials said Terri McPherson was traveling east on Highway 152 when she crossed the center lane. 

Her 1994 Plymouth hit a Chevrolet Silverado head on.

McPherson was pronounced dead.  Troopers tell NBC Charlotte her 9-year-old daughter was sitting directly behind her in the vehicle and was air lifted to CMC Main.

Officials said it wasn't immediately clear what caused McPherson to cross the center line.

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