The Fayetteville Police Department is on the scene on a traffic accident that occurred at 1710 hours this evening on Helen Street.
The preliminary investigation has revealed that a pickup truck occupied by a male driver, ran off of the road hitting a utility pole splitting it in two. The driver of the truck has died at the scene.
At this time, Helen Street is closed in both directions to through traffic from Boros Drive to Pamalee Drive. Motorists are urged to use alternate routes of travel.
Updated information will be released as it becomes available.