Woman Dies After Being Struck By SUV In South Charlotte, Driver Charged

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A female bicyclist is dead after being struck by a SUV at a south Charlotte intersection.

On Saturday, April 21, 2018, at 10:54 a.m., CMPD officers responded to a one car crash involving a bicycle and a a 2016 Acura SUV in the 2200 block of Selwyn Avenue at Bucknell Avenue.

MEDIC transported the bicyclist, 55 -year-old Stacy Stranick, to Carolinas Medical Center-Main where she was pronounced dead at 11:21 a.m.

The driver of the 2016 Acura, 69-year-old Margaret Seneker, was uninjured.

Margaret Seneker

Investigators determined that Seneker was traveling northeast on Selwyn Avenue and attempting to make left turn on Bucknell Avenue.

Police say Stranick was traveling southwest on Selwyn Avenue on her bicycle and entered the intersection as Seneker was turning

Stranick’s bicycle struck the right front area of the Acura and was Stranick was thrown from the bike, landing in the road.

According to police, Seneker was wearing a seatbelt and the Stranick was wearing a helmet.

Seneker remained at the scene and following the investigation, she was charged with failing to yield the right of way and Misdemeanor Death by Motor Vehicle.

Speed and alcohol are not factors in this crash.