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Fayetteville pedestrian dies after being struck by motorcycle

Posted March 31, 2010 4:52 p.m. EDT

— A pedestrian died Wednesday after being hit by a motorcycle on Eastern Boulevard in Fayetteville, police said.

The wreck happened near the intersection of Eastern Boulevard and Locust Street. Police said the pedestrian walked into the roadway as a motorcycle was approaching.

The motorcycle attempted to stop but was unable to do so. After hitting the pedestrian, the motorcycle then hit a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction.

The pedestrian has not been identified, police said.

The motorcyclist, Charley Hall, Jr., 41, of Hope Mills, was transported to Cape Fear Valley Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the car, Jeremy Jones, 25, of Raeford, was not injured. A passenger in his vehicle complained of a non-life threatening injury and was transported to Cape Fear Valley Hospital.

There was no crosswalk at the location of the accident.

The wreck is under investigation. No charges have been filed.