Fayetteville, NC (February 21, 2021) – Police in Fayetteville have identified a man who died in a car accident in the city on Friday, February, 19th. The crash was originally reported at around 9:00 p.m. on Raeford Road near Ireland Drive and Montclair Road.
According to officers, the victim, now identified as Mario Baldwin, was driving a 20212 Mercedes C300 when his car collided with a 2013 Ford Explorer. Following the crash, Baldwin’s Mercedes left the roadway and slammed into a utility pole. Police and rescue workers arrived at the scene where they pronounced Baldwin dead as a result of his injuries.
The other driver has not been identified and it is not clear at this time if there were any other injuries to report. The outside lanes of Raeford Road were closed following the crash as motorists were urged to find alternate routes of travel if possible.