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Pedestrian struck, killed in Fayetteville

Posted December 2, 2012 6:42 p.m. EST
Updated December 3, 2012 10:57 a.m. EST

— An elderly male was struck and killed Sunday while trying to cross a Fayetteville street, police confirmed.

Fayetteville police responded to an incident at 5:48 p.m. Sunday on Cliffdale Road near Seventy First Road where they said Stanley Probst, 75, of Radnor Drive, was attempting to cross the street when he was struck in the center outbound lane by a 2012 Kia Rio.

Emergency Medical Services arrived at the scene to find Probset unresponsive.

The driver of the Rio was identified as Connie Simmons, 53, of Dead Wyler Drive. Police said the case remains under investigation, but no charges had been filed.

Police responded to a separate incident at a nearby intersection late Saturday night after a vehicle ran off the road and crashed into a light pole, killing the male driver.