Saturday Morning Accident Leaves One Dead

CHARLOTTE, NC– Authorities are conducting a fatal crash investigation in the Hickory Grove Division.

On Saturday, November 23rd, officers were dispatched to an accident on East W.T. Harris Boulevard at North Sharon Amity Road.

When officers arrived, they found a 2008 Infiniti G35 that had overturned on its roof. The driver was the only occupant in the vehicle and was pronounced deceased on scene.

The preliminary investigation shows the Infiniti was traveling south on East W.T. Harris at a high rate of speed. The vehicle entered a left curve in the roadway, lost control and ran off the right side of the road resulting in a roll-over accident at North Sharon Amity Road. The victim in this crash was not wearing a seatbelt, however; the victim was not ejected.

Speed is a contributing factor in this crash and alcohol use is suspected.

The identity of the victim will be released once family is notified.