M E D I A R E L E A S E
Interim Chief of Police
Release: IMMEDIATE Contact: Gavin MacRoberts, Public Information Officer
Date: 12/03/2012 Phone: 910-433-1896, 910-433-1374 (on-call cell)
Next of kin notification has been made in connection with the traffic fatality on December 2, 2012 near the intersection of Cliffdale Road and Seventy First Road. The deceased is Stanley Propst (75 years old, 6900 block of Radnor Dr.). The driver of the 2012 Kia Rio involved in the incident is Connie Simmons (53 years old, 4200 block of Dead Wyler Dr.).
The investigation into the incident is on-going and no charges have yet been filed. More information will be released as it becomes available.
Traffic Fatality (12/2/2012)
At approximately 5:48 PM officers with the Fayetteville Police Department responded to a traffic accident on Cliffdale Road near Seventy First Road for a traffic accident involving a pedestrian. It appears that an elderly white male was attempting to cross Cliffdale Road and was struck in the center outbound lane of travel by a vehicle. EMS arrived on scene and the pedestrian was unresponsive. The traffic Unit was notified and responded to the scene to assume the investigation. Traffic is being diverted on the outbound lanes through the Cliffdale Plaza PVA. No further information will be provided until next of kin notification has been completed.