Alcohol suspected in fatal crash involving scooter near Fayetteville

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Jeffrey David Towery is no stranger to alcohol-induced criminal behavior.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol says alcohol is suspected in a fatal head-on collision early Thursday.

It happened around 12:30 a.m. on Doc Bennet Road near Fayetteville.

Troopers said 47-year-old Jeffrey David Towery of Fayetteville was headed south in a pickup truck when he crossed the centerline and hit a scooter driven by 47-year-old Brandon Lewis Tammerine.

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Tammerine died at the scene.

Towery and an 8-year-old child in the truck were taken to Cape Fear Valley Hospital in Fayetteville with minor injuries.
Charges are pending consultation with the Cumberland County District Attorney's Office.


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