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Driver charged in wreck that killed soldier

Posted July 10, 2013

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— Police on Wednesday charged a Hope Mills teenager in a wreck last month in Fayetteville that killed a Fort Bragg soldier.

Andrew Patrick Green, 17, of 4614 Cedar Pass Drive, was charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle and an unsafe movement violation.

James Joseph Nickel, 19, was eastbound on Raeford Road on June 28 when a westbound Saturn turned left in front of him onto Sandalwood Drive, police said.

Nickel slammed into the car and died at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.


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  • mckangst Jul 15, 2013

    Is this another one of those cases where society has trouble distinguishing an accident from intentional harm?

  • bdu4dals2 Jul 10, 2013

    Wait to see what the justice system places for a value on that persons life.....darn shame. Wait for it!