Police investigate fatality accident

01/15/2013

            Fayetteville Police Chief Greg Tabor announced today the department is investigating a fatality accident on Wedington Drive. 

            On Wednesday, January 12, 2013, at approximately 11:46 P.M., Fayetteville Police officers responded to Wedington Drive near Golf Club Drive, in reference to a report of a rollover vehicle accident.       

             Kenneth Sizemore, age 20 of Springdale was eastbound on Wedington Drive, when he lost control of his Chevy Tahoe, crossed left of center,  and then collided with the curb on the north side of Wedington Drive.   The vehicle travelled through a field before rolling several times.   Front passenger, Zachary Hagan, age 20 of Fayetteville, was unrestrained and ejected from the vehicle.   Rear passenger, Griffith Smith, age 20 of West Fork, suffered minor injuries.  Hagan was transported to Washington Regional Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries.  

             This investigation is continuing and we will provide additional information as it is available for release.

 

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