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Linden woman killed in Fayetteville wreck

Posted March 6, 2011 4:26 p.m. EST
Updated March 7, 2011 4:37 p.m. EST

— A traffic crash on Ramsey Street in Fayetteville killed a Linden woman after she crossed over into oncoming traffic, police said.

At about 1:45 p.m., police responded to a wreck in front of Methodist University and found that a 1996 orange Ford Mustang had collided with a 2006 Ford pickup truck. Police identified the Mustang driver Monday as Lora Page Morrison, 19, of Linden, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the pickup, 32-year-old Michael Rizzotti of Fayetteville, was taken to Womack Army Medical Center for the treatment of undisclosed injuries. He had been released by Monday afternoon, police said.

No other information was released.