2 dead, 1 injured in 3-vehicle crash in Fayetteville, police say

Cumberland County News

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — Two people died and another person was injured in a three-vehicle crash in Fayetteville Sunday night, police said.

The incident was reported just after 7:50 p.m. along Pamalee Drive between Murchison Road and Helen Street, according to a news release from Fayetteville police.

One of the three vehicles caught fire while another vehicle hit a utility pole, police said.

Ramik Watkins, 31, was driving eastbound on Pamalee Drive in a 2013 Infinity when the collision occurred.

Watkins died at the scene.

Hennessey Smith, 20, was driving westbound on Pamalee Drive in a 2019 Mitsubishi.

Smith also died at the scene.

The third driver, a 26-year-old, was taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, the news release said.

Pamalee Drive is closed Sunday night from Murchison Road to Helen Street while police investigate.

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