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81-year-old killed while crossing Fayetteville street

Posted April 19, 2010

An 81-year-old Pennsylvania man died Sunday from injuries he suffered when a car hit him while he tried crossing a local street, Fayetteville police said Monday.

A 2004 Mazda struck Milton Pier, of 274 Friendship Circle in Beaver, Penn., while he was walking across Cedar Creek Road around 9:38 p.m. He died from his injuries at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, authorities said.

The driver of the Mazda, Gertrude Carroll, 55, of 955 Lakewood School Road in Salemburg, was not injured in the wreck.

Charges have not been filed, and police continue to investigate the case.


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  • Nunya123 Apr 19, 2010

    Maybe he thought he had a god given right to cross the street without getting run over? Go figure.

  • smalldogsrule Apr 19, 2010

    Why on earth was this man trying to WALK across cedar creek road????

    I feel for his family.

  • Adelinthe Apr 19, 2010

    Awww, poor man.

    Praying for his loved ones.

    God bless.