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Two Bragg soldiers killed in Fayetteville crash

Posted March 15, 2013 5:46 a.m. EDT
Updated March 15, 2013 12:40 p.m. EDT

Traffic Accident (generic)

— Two Fort Bragg soldiers were killed and two other people were injured in a collision Thursday night in Fayetteville, police said.

The crash happened about 9:35 p.m. at Yadkin Road and Cimarron Drive. Fayetteville police said officers found Amber Bostian, 26, dead at the scene. Bostian was a passenger in a 2004 Pontiac GTO driven by Michael Hickey, 25.

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

Police said Hickey was driving northwest on Yadkin Road when he lost control and crossed into oncoming traffic, hitting a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta.

The occupants of the Jetta – Markita Parks, 26, and Rashaad Mitchell, 24, both of Fayetteville  –  were also taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center with injures. Details on their conditions were not immediately available.

Police said speeding and racing are being examined as contributing factors in the crash, which remains under investigation.