CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — One person has lost their life after an incident late Saturday night, according to the Mecklenburg EMS Agency (MEDIC).
Officials say that a pedestrian was struck in the 4800 block of Central Avenue near Rosehaven Drive just after 9:45 p.m. on October 14.
When officials arrived, they found a 2012 Lexus RX350 and the pedestrian, 34-year-old Arnoldo Mendez Perez, seriously injured in the road.
Medic later pronounced Perez dead at the scene due to his injuries, officials said.
Police say the driver of the Lexus, a 25-year-old man, was driving west on Central Avenue towards Rosehaven Drive. Perez was crossing Central Avenue when the front of the Lexus hit Perez on his left side in the left travel lane.
The investigation remains active and ongoing. Witnesses are urged to contact Detective Pressley at 704-432-2169, extension 2. You can also make an anonymous tip by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.
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