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Cumberland County wreck leaves one dead

Posted January 2, 2012
Updated January 3, 2012

— A Fayetteville man died Sunday night after crashing his car into an embankment on Cliffdale Road near Lynhurst Drive, authorities with the Cumberland County Sheriff's Department said. 

Investigators say Daniel Ortiz, 28, lost control of his vehicle while traveling eastbound on Cliffdale Road just before 8:30 p.m. Sunday. Ortiz crossed the center line, over corrected and struck an embankment along the westbound side of Cliffdale Road before stopping. 

Investigators say Ortiz was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the wreck. No other vehicles were involved. 

No other information was released.


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  • SueInNC Jan 3, 2012

    Very sad. May he rest in peace.

  • sunshine1040 Jan 3, 2012

    NOthing new in this article it was posted yersterday and no updates. I feel for his family losing a member.