CHARLOTTE -- A Stanly man is dead after being struck by an SUV Friday morning.
The crash occurred at the intersection of Mt,. Holly-Huntersville Road and Overlook Mountain Drive between a motorcycle and a SUV at 6:42 a.m.
Willis Hill, 55, of Stanly, NC, 2006 Yamaha motorcycle, traveling east on Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road as the SUV turned left from Overlook Mountain Drive onto eastbound Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road.
The SUV turned across the path of the motorcycle and the motorcycle struck the right side of the SUV.
Mr. Hill was knocked over off the motorcycle as a result of the impact. He was transported to CMC-Main, where he died as a result of the injuries he sustained in the crash.
The CMPD Major Crash Investigation Unit responded to the scene and is conducting the investigation. The driver of the SUV, 16-year old, Meredith McSwain, was arrested and charged with Misdemeanor Death by Motor Vehicle. The family of the victim has been notified of the death.
The Major Crash Investigation Unit is asking for anyone with information about this crash to contact the unit at 704-432-2169 or Crime Stoppers at 704-344-1600. Detective Jesse Wood is the lead investigator in this case.
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