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Released: 5/18/2009 Who do I contact? Theresa Chance
Public Information Officer
(910) 433-1896
Fayetteville Police Department
UPDATE: Traffic Accident Fatal

The driver of the vehicle struck in the side has died as a result of his injuries.  His name is being withheld until next of kin has been notified.


Further investigation has revealed that a 2002 Nissan, driven by the abovementioned subject, was traveling north on Purdue Drive and proceeded through the green light at the Raeford Road intersection.  A 2007 Chevrolet, driven by Christina Hart (26 years old of Hallmark Drive, Spring Lake), was traveling east on Raeford Road and ran the red light at Purdue Drive.  Ms. Hart’s vehicle struck the left side of the 2002 Nissan.  The force of the collision pushed the 2002 Nissan into a 2008 Ford, driven by Herman Gray, Jr. (61 years old of the 6000 block of Foxberry Road).  Mr. Gray’s vehicle suffered minor damage from the collision.  Mr. Gray was not injured.  Ms. Hart and a passenger in the 2002 Nissan suffered minor injury.  A passenger in Ms. Hart’s car was also not injured.


The Fayetteville Police Department Traffic Unit is currently investigating the accident.  Charges are pending.


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