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Authorities Investigate Fatal Fayetteville Accident

Posted December 9, 2002 1:25 a.m. EST

— Charges had not been filed Monday in Sunday's fatal car crash in Cumberland County.

Investigators say the accident occurred on U.S. 301 Sunday afternoon, when a pickup truck failed to yield at an intersection.

The pickup truck slammed into the side of a car driven by Patricia Thomas, who died at the scene.

Thomas' passenger was taken to a hospital.

The driver of the truck, Fort Bragg soldier Robert Lucero, wasn't injured.