FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina (WTVD) — Fayetteville Police said the child who ran into the path of a vehicle on Raeford road has died from his injuries.
The victim, 14-year-old Ja’h Quan Peed, was rushed to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center Friday night. Police said Saturday that he had passed away.
Police told ABC11 Peed was hit by a green Jeep shortly before 6:30 p.m. in the 6000 block of Raeford Road between Skibo Road and Bingham Drive.
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The driver of the Jeep, 55-year-old William Wortmann, was not seriously injured during the crash. Police said the vehicle was unable to stop in time.
Police said a child tried to run across Raeford Road and was struck by a car.
Raeford Road was closed between Skibo Road and Bingham Drive while emergency personnel worked the scene.
Police reopened Raeford Road shortly before 8:30 p.m.
The crash remains under investigation.