17-year-old boy dies after grandmother crashes, flips car in Fayetteville, police say

Cumberland County News

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – A 17-year-old boy was killed following a crash Monday afternoon in Fayetteville, police said.

Officers responded to a crash near Bonanza Drive and Foxfire Road at about 2:10 p.m. Monday. Investigators determined a 1994 Plymouth sedan was traveling on Foxfire Road when it ran off the road, collided with a tree, and rolled over, a news release said.

The driver, 82-year-old Patricia Bruton, and passenger, 17-year-old Justin Becker, were taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. Becker died at the hospital, the release said.

Both their addresses were listed along the 6000-block of Bonnie Bell Lane in Fayetteville. Fayetteville police spokesperson Sgt. Jeremy Glass confirmed the two lived together and said that Becker was Bruton’s grandson.

Officers are investigating the crash.

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