Christopher Mason McCray, 17

Fayetteville, North Carolina
October 27, 2014

Agencies: State Bureau of Investigations SBI North Carolina | Attorney General’s Office North Carolina | North Carolina State Highway Patrol DPS

Cause of death: Vehicular

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Last updated: almost 6 years ago


17-year-old Christopher Mason McCray from Cumberland County died after being hit by a North Carolina State Highway Patrol trooper's vehicle on the All-American Freeway at Cliffdale Road, officials said.

According to investigators, McCray, of Stedman, was hit at about 7:45 p.m. by a cruiser being driven by Trooper B.J. Holder. Troopers said McCray ran into the roadway.

McCray died at the scene, investigators said. It was unclear why McCray ran into the roadway.

Holder, an 8-year veteran assigned to the Troop B District 8 office in Lillington, was not harmed in the wreck. Investigators said he was driving to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center to complete an earlier wreck investigation that happened in Harnett County.