Woman killed after slamming car into support pillar in Fayetteville

Cumberland County News

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – A woman was killed Tuesday night after her car crashed into a support pillar on Southern Avenue in Fayetteville, police said.

The crash led to police closing Southern Avenue at the Martin Luther King Jr. Freeway overpass while they investigated the deadly crash.

Officers responded to the crash at Southern Avenue and the Martin Luther King Jr. Freeway overpass around 7 p.m. Tuesday. The driver was heading south on Southern Avenue toward Gillespie when the car left the road and crashed into a support pillar, a news release said.

The driver, identified as Tnya Walker, 23, of Fayetteville, was the only person in the car, police said. She died at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer J. Smith at 910-703-0430 or Crimestoppers at 910-483-TIPS.

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