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Teen Killed in Parking Lot Hit-and-Run

Posted February 2, 2007 9:51 a.m. EST
Updated February 2, 2007 1:28 p.m. EST

— A Fayetteville teen died Thursday after being run over in a shopping center parking lot, police said.

David L. Lynd, 18, of 1443 Old Stead Drive, was hit shortly after 5:30 p.m. Thursday by a dark-colored sport utility vehicle in the Westwood Shopping Center parking lot at the corner of McPherson and Morganton roads, police said.

Lynd was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, where he died of his injuries, police said.

Police haven't determined how the accident occurred and are searching for the SUV driver, who left the scene after Lynd was hit.

Anyone with information about the accident is asked to call the Traffic Unit of the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-433-1036 or Crimestoppers at 910-483-8477.