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Fayetteville Child Dies from Bike Accident Injuries

Posted May 9, 1997 12:00 a.m. EDT

— A 9-year-old boy died Friday due to injuries suffered in an accident Thursday night.

Jeffrey Armstrong was riding his bike on Purdue Drive when he veered into a moving pickup truck. The truck swerved, but the car behind the truck hit the boy.

The child was transported to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center hospital where he remained on life support throughout the day Friday. He was pronounced dead late Friday afternoon.

No charges have been filed in connection with the accident.