Alcohol, speed factors in fatal head-on Fayetteville collision, Highway Patrol confirms

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — One person is dead after a scooter and pickup truck collided head-on in Cumberland County Thursday morning, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred around 12:30 a.m. on Doc Bennett Road between the N.C. Highway 87/Interstate 95 overpass.

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Jeffrey David Towery, 47, of Fayetteville was driving a 1996 Chevrolet pickup truck south on Doc Bennet Road when the truck crossed the center line, the Highway Patrol said.

The truck then collided head-on with a 2012 Don Fang moped being driven by 47-year-old Brandon Lewis Tammerine.

Tammerine, of Fayetteville was killed in the collision.

Towery and an 8-year-old passenger in the truck suffered minor injuries and were transported to the hospital for treatment, the Highway Patrol said.

The Highway Patrol confirmed alcohol and speed were factors in the collision.

Charges are pending.

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