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21-year-old man killed in motorcycle crash in Fayetteville

Posted June 24, 2018 7:23 a.m. EDT
Updated June 24, 2018 1:59 p.m. EDT

— A man died Saturday night in a motorcycle crash.

Around 11:30 p.m., officers with the Fayetteville Police Department responded to a motorcycle crash on Pamalee Drive near Commonwealth Avenue. According to officials, the motorcycle left the roadway and collided with nearby trees in the area.

The driver, 21-year-old Byron Michael Furrell, was seriously injured at the scene and transported to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead.

The crash is under investigation. Additional information will be released as it becomes available. Anyone with information regarding the traffic crash is asked to contact the Fayetteville Police Department’s Traffic Unit at 910-433-1807 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.