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Man struck by vehicle in Fayetteville dies

Posted July 28, 2014

— One person was killed Monday afternoon after he was hit by a vehicle on Raeford Road near Skibo Road, Fayetteville police said.

Vernon Maurice Walker, 54, of 1050 Rulnick Street, was attempting to cross Raeford Road when he was hit by a vehicle driven by Justin Soles, 22, of 6516 Green Meadow Road, police said.

Investigators have not said if any charges will be filed.

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  • Gene Stoeckley Jul 29, 2014

    Nor will charges be filed. My brother was hit and run over while in a crosswalk. Sustained life threatening injuries, spent six weeks in hospital. Driver who had restricted license and wasn't supposed to drive after dark, made a right on red without stopping per law or barely slowing down. Witness saw everything and driver was never cited. Fayetteville living isn't normal by most standards.