RE: POLICE INVESTIGATE FATALITY ACCIDENT
Fayetteville Police Chief Greg Tabor announced today the department is investigating a fatality accident.
On Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at approximately 7:30 P.M., Fayetteville police responded to the area of South School Avenue and 9th Street for a report of a single vehicle (scooter) accident with injuries.
Accident investigators determined Michael Turner, age 26, of Fayetteville, was traveling
north on South School Avenue. He lost control of the vehicle, left the roadway and collided with a concrete barrier. Mr. Turner was pronounced deceased at the scene. One passenger was involved in the accident and transported to a local hospital. Neither person was wearing safety equipment.
This investigation is continuing.