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Pedestrian struck, killed by SUV on Skibo Road in Fayetteville

Posted August 16
Updated August 19

— Fayetteville police are investigating after an SUV struck and killed a pedestrian Wednesday night.

Authorities said an SUV was traveling northeast on Skibo Road near the All American Expressway overpass at about 9:15 p.m. when it collided with a pedestrian crossing Skibo Road.

The pedestrian, identified as Kevin D. Brown, 40, of Fayetteville, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the SUV was not injured. Police identified the driver as 20-year-old Irielle N. Thomas, of Fayetteville.

Authorities said Brown was not in a crosswalk and did not have the right of way. No charges have been filed in connection with the incident.

GoFundMe Kevin Brown family

Skibo Road was closed in both directions while police investigated.

Anybody with information about the crash is asked to call Fayetteville police at 910-433-1830 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.

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