CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department says a man died after being struck by a tractor-trailer at a residential construction site in southwest Charlotte.
Police say the accident happened Tuesday afternoon at a construction site on Bessbrook Lane near Lake Wylie, in southwest Charlotte.
According to the CMPD, 57-year-old Lynn Patterson had just finished loading a skid steer onto a 2017 Kaufman Trailer when the attached 2008 Peterbilt Tractor-Trailer began rolling back down an incline and hit Patterson.
Patterson was pronounced dead at the scene.
The incident is still under investigation and anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (704) 334-1600 or Detective Pressley at (704) 432-2169.