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1 Dies In Fatal Cumberland Co. Accident

Posted November 5, 2006

— The North Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident that occurred late Saturday in Cumberland County.

The accident happened near Fayetteville on Tabor Church Road at about 10 p.m.

Investigators said the driver of a pickup truck crossed the center line on Tabor Church Road near Fayetteville when the truck hit a Dodge Stratus head-on.

The car caught fire and the driver of the car died, authorities said.

The driver of the truck and two passengers -- a 7-year-old and 9-year-old girl -- were taken to a local hospital.

The names of those involved have not yet been released.

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