CMPD: 1 dead after man fleeing from hit-and-run hits another car – WBTV

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Division are investigating a lethal crash earl…….

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Division are investigating a lethal crash early Saturday morning.

A two-automotive crash was reported round 2:21 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 21 On the intersection of North Tryon and West Thirtieth roads with Matheson Avenue.

When police arrived, they found a 2012 Ford Taurus with entrance finish damage and a 2006 Lexus ES 330 with damage to the passenger facet

The driving strain of the Ford Taurus was located mendacity on The underfacet outfacet of the car. The driving strain of the Lexus and entrance seat passenger have been located infacet the car with critical accidents. Everyone On the scene was transported to Atrium Well being Primary by MEDIC with critical accidents.

The entrance seat passenger of the Lexus was pronounced lifeless at Atrium Well being Primary As a Outcome of of accidents she sustained from the crash.

The preliminary investigation revealed thOn the 2012 Ford Taurus was being pushed by Laregis Armand McCoy. McCoy, who had simply been involved in Worthwhile and run, was fleeing from The main crash location at a extreme price of velocity when he Did not cease the Ford at a purple mild in its course of journey.

The Ford entepurple the intersection and struck the Lexus on the passenger facet. The Lexus, which was being pushed by Ivan Troy Tapley Sr., was crossing the intersection east from West Thirtieth road onto Matheson avenue. The Lexus had a inexperienced mild and The biggest-of-method when Getting into into the intersection. Tapley is presently at Atrium Well being Primary with critical accidents.

The entrance seat passenger of the Lexus succumbed to her accidents whereas at Atrium Well being Primary and was pronounced deceased.

Impairment and velocity are suspected to be contributing elements for this crash. Arrest warrants have been signed for Laregis Armand McCoy for the crimes of felony demise by Motorcar, felony critical damage, driving whereas impaipurple, and aggressive driving. McCoy Shall be transported to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office Jail and turned over to the Mecklenburg County Sherriff’s Office as quickly as He is launched from the hospital.

Information for the passenger of the Lexus Shall be launched as quickly as subsequent of kin notification has been made.

The investigation into this crash is lively and ongoing. Anyone that witnessed the crash or has Particulars about this case is requested to name Detective Kupfer at 704-432-2169, ext. 1. The general public Can additionally depart information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or charlottecrimeceasepers.com.

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