Police Investigating Fatal Hit And Run

CHARLOTTE, NC– Authorities are investigating a fatal hit and run involving a pedestrian that occurred on Parkton Road Thursday, March 5th.

Upon arrival, officers located a female with serious injuries who had been struck by a vehicle that fled the scene.

The victim was transported to Novant Health Mint Hill Medical Center with serious injuries.

CMPD’s Major Crash Unit collected evidence from the scene and revealed that the suspects vehicle was last known to be traveling west on Parkton Road towards Albemarle Road. This vehicle should have front-end damage from the crash.

On Saturday, March 14th, the victim identified as Tammie Sullivan Pennington, 51, died from injuries she sustained from the crash.

This investigation is ongoing and any witnesses or anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.  The public can also visit the Crime Stoppers mobile app website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.