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Pedestrian killed, man faces DWI charge

Posted August 8, 2010 8:11 a.m. EDT
Updated August 9, 2010 5:23 p.m. EDT

— A Fayetteville man has been charged with driving while impaired after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle early Sunday.

Police said that Jason Allan Phillips, 27, of Oakview Drive, was driving a 2007 Dodge vehicle that hit a man crossing Bragg Boulevard, at Blue Street, around 2:40 a.m.

The identity of the deceased hasn't been released, pending notification of next of kin.

In addition to DWI, Phillips was charged with driving with a revoked license.

Police were continuing to investigate the wreck.