Deadly crash under investigation in Fayetteville

Cumberland County News

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – Fayetteville police are investigating a fatal crash that happened in the area of Hay Street and Robeson Street just before 10 a.m.

Authorities say a two-vehicle crash caused one vehicle to roll over. Two of the four occupants in that vehicle, a white Chevrolet sedan, were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the other vehicle, a silver Dodge van, was also transported to the hospital but died as a result of his injuries.

Police later said Marvin Sykes Jr., 90, of Eastover was the driver who died.

The 30-year-old woman who was driving the Chevrolet that flipped over was not injured, police said.

The intersection was closed for approximately an hour. As of Saturday night, no charges had been filed, but police said the wreck was still under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this crash investigation is asked to contact Officer C. Lewis at (910) 818-1872 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).

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