CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) – An investigation is underway following a vehicle collision that involved a pedestrian, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said on Sunday.
Officers responded to calls around 10 p.m. Saturday night regarding the incident near 1200 North Tryon Street by W. Lidell Street and 16th Street, not far from Optimist Hall. Daniel Henry, 41, was found suffering from injuries and was transported to an area medical center where he was later pronounced dead.
An initial investigation revealed Laquita Blackmon, 32, was driving northeast when she struck Henry, who was a pedestrian and not in a crosswalk, according to the police report. Blackmon pulled over immediately.
Roadways were shut down while the investigation took place and the scene was cleared.
Blackmon was found to not be impaired, while impairment for Henry is unknown.