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Woman dies in single-vehicle Fayetteville wreck

Posted May 27

A woman died late Friday night when she drove her car through a Fayetteville intersection and crashed into a light pole, police said.

The woman, identified as Lakin P. Alford, 42, was driving a white Chevrolet Malibu west on Hay Street when she drove into the road's intersection with Robeson Street. Police said Alford drove off the road and hit a light pole.

Alford was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in critical condition, and she later died.

The intersection was closed briefly into early Saturday morning.


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