Fatal Accident Leaves One Dead Sunday Morning


by WCCB Charlotte

CHARLOTTE,NC--Police say a fatal accident happened in the University area that left one dead and another hospitalized.

Authorities say the accident occurred early Sunday morning when a vehicle speeding down W.T Harris Boulevard lost control and flipped, ejecting one passenger identified as John Dixon.

Investigators say the vehicle flew approximately 150 feet in the air before landing.

Medics pronounced, Dixon, dead at the scene while the passenger, Travis Newell, was transported to CMC Main to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Reports say Dixon was not wearing his seat-belt and speed and alcohol plaid a role in the accident.



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