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Charge filed in fatal Fayetteville wreck

Posted March 4, 2011 6:05 p.m. EST

— Police on Friday charged a Fayetteville man in connection with a wreck last week that left one man dead.

Stanley Darryl Britt, 54, of Jean Bullock Road, was charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle.

Britt's Ford pickup collided with a 2011 Hyundai on Feb. 23 at Eastern Boulevard and Old Wilmington Road, police said. The impact of the crash caused the Hyundai to hit a 2007 Kia that was stopped at the intersection.

The driver of the Hyundai, Kenneth Jerome Gamble Jr., 38, died at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

Neither Britt nor the driver of the Kia, Rufus Herbert McLean, 67, was injured.