Charlotte,NC: Tuesday November 13, 2018 at 6:01 pm
On Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at approximately 6:01 p.m., CMPD officers from South Division responded to the 5400 block of Sharon Road in reference to a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian in which the pedestrian was pronounced deceased on scene. Upon arrival, officers located the victim in the roadway and a 2005 Lexus RX330 that had been involved in the crash.
The preliminary investigation shows that the Lexus, driven by Lauren Savage, was traveling northeast in the left hand lane of travel on Sharon Road and the victim was crossing Sharon Road to the west. The Lexus struck the victim within the left hand lane of travel and came to a stop within the left lane. The victim also came to a final resting position in the left lane. The victim was not crossing in a crosswalk; however there are no crosswalks in the area. Speed and impairment are not factors in this crash for the driver of the Lexus. At this there is no evidence of impairment for the victim. At the time of the crash it was dark and raining with limited visibility in the area.
This is an ongoing, active investigation. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Detective Crum with the CMPD Major Crash Unit at 704-432-2169 or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.