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Accident in Fayetteville leaves 1 dead, several injured

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One person was killed and several others were taken to the hospital (WTVD)

Fayetteville police say several cars were involved in a crash early Sunday morning that left one person dead and several injured.

It happened on Santa Fe Drive near Coalition Boulevard around 2:30 a.m. A car ran off the road, causing the crash, authorities said.

Authorities said several vehicles that were traveling on Santa Fe Drive towards Bragg Boulevard were involved, when a 2003 GMC SUV ran off the road and crashed.

One person inside the SUV, 17-year-old Rayshawn Patrick Daniels, died at the scene.

The other people inside the vehicle - 24-year-old Brent Henry, 21-year-old Orionte Bennett, 21-year-old John Brown, 16-year-old Dantovious Miles and a 15-year-old boy - were taken to the hosptial with non-life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact the Fayetteville Police Department's Traffic Unit at (910) 433-1830 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). Crimestoppers information can also be submitted by visiting http://www.fay-nccrimestoppers.org/send_a_tip.aspx and completing the anonymous online tip sheet or by text-a-tip on your mobile device by sending a message to 274637 (in the text box type "4Tip" followed by your message).
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