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Fayetteville police looking for witness in car fatality


Fayetteville police are asking the public for help finding a man who investigators believe saw a woman intentionally strike a man with her vehicle. The man later died.

Khaleeta George Gethers, 28, has been charged with murder in the death of 20-year-old Jarod Perry. Perry was seriously injured April 24 when he was struck by a vehicle on the 3500 block of Boone Trail, police said. He was taken to the hospital and later died.

Detectives have information the witness was walking in front of Perry when he was struck, the Police Department said in a release.

The witness ran to the front porch of a residence along the 3500 block of Boone Trail and left before police arrived, police said.

“Detectives are requesting the public’s assistance locating this witness as it is imperative he be interviewed,’’ the department said in a release.  

The man was described as tall with a slim build and short black or brown hair. He was wearing brown work pants, the release said.

Anyone who knows the man is asked to contact Detective T. Kiger at 910-705-6527 or Crimestoppers at 910-483-TIPS (8477).

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