Police id victim in Fayetteville deadly crash

Cumberland County News

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – A deadly crash in Fayetteville resulted in a major road closure Friday night, police said.

Officers responded to the intersection of Raeford Road and Ireland Drive just before 9 p.m. Friday. They arrived to find two vehicles that had collided. A 2012 Mercedes C300  struck a utility pole. The driver of that vehicle died at the scene, police said.

That driver has been identified as 31-year-old Mario O. Baldwin of the 500 block of Prestige Boulevard.

The other vehicle involved in the crash was a 2013 Ford Explorer

Outbound lanes of Raeford Road were closed between Ireland Drive and Montclair Road as police investigated the crash. All lanes have since reopened.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer C. Biggerstaff at 910-751-1382 or Cumberland County Crimestoppers at 910-483-TIPS.

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