16-Year-Old Driver, Her 12-Year-Old Sister Die in Head-On Crash

Car driving down road with red and blue lights

WILKES COUNTY, N.C. — The McGrady community in Wilkes County is mourning the death of two young girls who died in a car crash.

NC State Highway Patrol (NCSHP) says 16-year-old Cassandra Gilbert was driving on NC 18 when she attempted to pass a school bus in the passing zone and hit a pick up coming in the opposite direction head-on.

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