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Highway Patrol seeks SUV in fatal Cumberland hit-and-run

Posted August 13, 2014

An image from a fire department security camera along Cumberland Road near Fayetteville depicts a Ford Explorer that State Highway Patrol troopers believe was involved in a fatal hit-and-run on Aug. 11, 2014.

— The North Carolina State Highway Patrol released photos Wednesday of an SUV believed to be responsible for a hit-and-run late Monday that killed a pedestrian in Cumberland County.

Ronald Reed Jr., 31, of Parkton, was hit and killed on Cumberland Road, near Boone Trial, outside Fayetteville.

The crash happened near the Cumberland Road Fire Department, and investigators zeroed in on the SUV after reviewing security video from the fire department.

Troopers said they are searching for a dark-colored, four-door Ford Explorer model years of 2006 to 2010. The vehicle will have damage to the front right corner, they said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Fayetteville office of the State Highway Patrol at 910-486-1334.


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  • Forthe Newssite Aug 14, 2014
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    COWARD!!! Hope they are caught and sentenced quickly!

  • Bernadette Dan Unger Aug 14, 2014
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    The driver and whomever knows about it should do 20 years. More and better resolution traffic cams need to be installed, the technology is available.