Elderly pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle in Fayetteville

Cumberland County News

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — Fayetteville police said they are investigating after a pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle Friday evening.

Police said they responded to a crash involving a pedestrian around 7:07 p.m. The crash happened along Raeford Road near Skibo Road.

The pedestrian, later identified as 80-year-old Jimmy Holifield, died at the scene. The driver, who wasn’t injured, was identified as 61-year-old Clark Hampton. The cause of the crash is being investigated, police said.

Raeford Road between Skibo Road and Revere Street was closed for multiple hours as police investigated the incident.

Anyone with information regarding the traffic crash is asked to contact officers with the Fayetteville Police Department’s Traffic Unit at (910) 433-1807 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). 

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