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Fayetteville police: Man dies after being hit by vehicle


A man died Monday night after being hit by a vehicle while trying to cross a busy Fayetteville intersection, the Fayetteville Police Department said.

Officers were dispatched to Raeford and Cliffdale roads just after 10:20 p.m. in reference to a pedestrian being hit, the Police Department said in a release.

Police said Lorne S. Greene, 56, of the 5800 block of Aftonshire Drive, tried to cross the road and was hit by an oncoming vehicle. He was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical, where he was pronounced dead.

Parts of Raeford and Cliffdale roads were temporarily closed.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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