Man, 40, hit, killed while crossing Fayetteville street
Posted May 22
Fayetteville, N.C. — A pedestrian was killed Monday in a collision in Fayetteville.
Around 5:30 a.m., officers with the Fayetteville Police Department responded to an incident on Owen Drive at Boone Trail.
An investigation revealed that 40-year-old Anthony Patrick Piers was walking on Owen Drive when he was struck by a 2011 Buick Lacrosse making a left turn from Boone Trail to turn onto Owen Drive.
Piers was transported to the Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, where he died as a result of their injuries. Victorie Sutton White, 70, the driver of the Buick, was also transported to the hospital but with non-life-threatening injuries.
The incident is under investigation. Anyone with information regarding the traffic crash is asked to contact the Fayetteville Police Department 910-433-1830 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.
The southbound lanes of Owen Drive were closed for about two hours.
This is a developing story that will be updated.