Police Investigate Deadly Crash In East Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Police confirm one person was killed in crash Friday afternoon.

The collision happened around noon on Hickory Grove Road near the intersection with Biederbeck Drive in east Charlotte.

Police say Nathan Doster was driving westbound on Hickory Grove Road when he crossed the double yellow line.  Investigators say Doster’s car struck the Jeep Edwin Rodriguez was driving head-on.

Doster was pronounced dead on the scene by MEDIC.  Police say they believe drug and or alcohol impairment are contributing factors in this crash.

Rodriguez is currently being treated at a local hospital with minor injuries.