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Linden woman killed in Fayetteville wreck

Posted March 6, 2011
Updated March 7, 2011

— A traffic crash on Ramsey Street in Fayetteville killed a Linden woman after she crossed over into oncoming traffic, police said.

At about 1:45 p.m., police responded to a wreck in front of Methodist University and found that a 1996 orange Ford Mustang had collided with a 2006 Ford pickup truck. Police identified the Mustang driver Monday as Lora Page Morrison, 19, of Linden, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the pickup, 32-year-old Michael Rizzotti of Fayetteville, was taken to Womack Army Medical Center for the treatment of undisclosed injuries. He had been released by Monday afternoon, police said.

No other information was released.


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  • dontgetmestarted Mar 8, 2011

    May God be with her family and friends. Such a terrible thing to hear especially about one so young! RIP sweetie.

  • brittanylee2 Mar 8, 2011

    I miss you so much Lora

  • alyssashoemaker Mar 8, 2011

    I went to school with Lora, graduated with her, and basically grew up together. Its still so unreal that she has passed away. It breaks my heart,

  • pebbles262004 Mar 8, 2011

    Sorry for the family of this young lady...this has always been one of my biggest fears..Praying for the family

  • mad_dash Mar 7, 2011

    OMG that looks bad. Sad.