Today (June 12, 2009) at approximately 0448 hrs Fayetteville police officers responded to the 1400 block of Pamalee Drive in reference to a single vehicle traffic accident. The preliminary investigation has revealed that a 2008 Chevrolet with two occupants was traveling east on Pamalee Drive while exceeding the speed limit. The driver lost control of the vehicle, ran off the roadway then struck a tree. The driver is deceased as a result of injuries sustained during the crash. The passenger was transported to Cape Fear Valley Hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. The driver’s name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. When further information is received an updated press release will be put out. There is nothing further to put out at this time.
Officers from the Fayetteville Police Department’s Traffic Unit are currently investigating the accident.