CMPD: Pedestrian Dies After Getting Hit By A Car In North Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A 34-year-old man died in the hospital after getting hit by a car in north Charlotte, detectives say.

Around 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 6th, officers responded to the collision involving the pedestrian on Old Statesville Road.

At the scene, officers located a 2019 GMC Terrain with front-end damage and a pedestrian, later identified as Sean David, 34, lying in the roadway with serious injuries.

Detectives say David was taken by Medic to Atrium Main with life-threatening injuries following the collision, where he later died.

His family has been notified of his death.

Detectives say the driver of the GMC, Demario Grier, was uninjured and remained on the scene.

Initial investigation reveals that Grier was driving southwest on Old Statesville Road in the left lane of travel, closet to the median, when the pedestrian was walking along the sidewalk on the same side of the road as the GMC.

Police say the pedestrian then turned and ran out into the street and into the path of the GMC.

Grier could not stop in time before the collision, according to a news release.

The investigation into this incident is active and ongoing.

Police ask anyone with more information concerning the crash to call Detective Buckley at 704-432-2169, extension 4, or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.