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One killed when car runs off road, hits tree in Fayetteville

Posted August 7, 2013
Updated August 9, 2013

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— A Fayetteville man died early Wednesday after a single-car wreck near the intersection of Rim Road and Castel Falls Circle, police said. 

Officers responded to the area about 1 a.m. According to investigators, the car ran off the roadway and struck a tree. Benjamin Hunter Fortenberry, 24, was killed.

It wasn't clear what caused the wreck. 

Crews shut down Rim Road between Castle Falls Circle and Gooden Drive for about five hours while investigating the crash.

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  • Obamacare saves lives Aug 7, 2013

    mautry, it's either that or a building which stops out of control motorists around here.

  • mautry Aug 7, 2013

    I'M NOT BEING DISRESPECTFUL BUT WHY IS THERE ALWAYS A TREE WHEN A CAR RUNS OFF THE ROAD?

  • JustOneGodLessThanU Aug 7, 2013

    Thanks for the map, WRAL. It lets you zoom in and see a street view of the exact intersection. Nice!