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3 dead in 2 separate crashes in Fayetteville

Posted November 17, 2018 5:22 p.m. EST
Updated November 17, 2018 11:10 p.m. EST

— Fayetteville police were investigating a three-car fatal crash on Saturday evening, the second fatal crash of the day.

When first responders arrived at the crash on Bingham Drive at about 4 p.m., two people were pronounced dead. At least one car caught on fire, authorities said.

The road was closed for a few hours, but reopened at about 10:20 p.m.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact the Fayetteville Police Department’s Traffic Unit at 910-433-1807.

Earlier in the day, at about 1:30 p.m., officers with the Fayetteville Police Department responded to the crash, which involved a sedan and a motorcycle.

Michael Rivas, 33, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Rivas was driving a 2014 Honda motorcycle at the time of the crash.