Woman dies after car collides with minivan in Fayetteville

Cumberland County News

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — A major car crash in Fayetteville Monday left a woman dead and closed part of a road for hours, police said.

The incident was reported around 4:45 p.m. on Pamalee Drive near Cora Lee Drive, according to a news release from Fayetteville police.

Police said the wreck happened as a 2000 Infiniti I30 was traveling east on Pamalee Drive when the driver lost control and crossed into oncoming traffic. The Infiniti was then hit by a 2014 Toyota Sienna minivan traveling west on Pamalee Drive, the news release said.

The car’s driver, Jacquelyn Long, 53, of Fayetteville, was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in critical condition and was transferred to UNC-Chapel Hill. Long later died, police said.

The minvan had three children and two adults inside, but they were not hurt.

Two lanes of Pamalee Drive were closed until about 9:45 p.m.

Anyone with information regarding the traffic crash is asked to contact Officers with the Fayetteville Police Department’s Traffic Unit at (910) 433-1807.

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