Girl, 7, killed in rollover crash


FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A 7-year-old girl was killed in a rollover crash in Fayetteville, police said.

Officers responded to a crash involving a Ford Explorer just before 2 a.m. near the intersection of state Route 87 and Eastern Boulevard, news outlets reported.

Police believe the SUV went off the highways onramp and rolled over numerous times, throwing the girl from the vehicle. The girl, identified as Perfection Simek of Fayetteville, taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead, police said.

There were two adults and four children in the SUV when it crashed.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.


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