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Man Killed, Woman Injured In Cumberland County Wreck

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Officials in Cumberland County say a man is dead after a wreck Thursday night.

State troopers are investigating whether alcohol played a part in the accident that occurred in the 8400 block of Muskrat Road. They said a car came around a corner and hit a tree.

Passenger Douglas Pezelly was thrown from the car and died. The driver is recovering at a local hospital.

According to police, excessive speed was to blame.

A woman in the car was taken to the hospital. Her condition was not known Friday.

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