Hickory Grove Division - Fatality in the 10701 block of Parkton Road


Charlotte, N.C. – (Sunday, March 15, 2020) – The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Major Crash Unit is investigating a Hit and Run involving a pedestrian that occurred in the Hickory Grove Division.   On Thursday, March 5, 2020 at approximately 10:00p.m., Hickory Grove Officers responded to the 10700 block of Parkton Road in reference to a pedestrian struck. Upon arrival, officers located a female with serious injuries who had been struck by a vehicle.  MEDIC arrived and transported the victim to Novant Health Mint Hill Medical Center with serious injuries. The motor vehicle involved did not remain at the scene.

CMPD's Major Crash Unit and Crime Scene Search responded to conduct the investigation.  Vehicle evidence was collected from the scene and is being analyzed. The investigation revealed that the suspect vehicle's last known direction of travel was west on Parkton Road towards Albemarle Road. This vehicle should have front-end damage from this crash.

On Saturday, March 14th, 2020, at 12:51 p.m. the victim succumbed to the injuries that she sustained from this crash. The victim has been identified as Tammie Sullivan Pennington, DOB: 08/04/1968.

This investigation is ongoing. As further information develops it will be released by CMPD Public Affairs. Any witnesses, or anyone with information regarding this incident, are asked to contact Detective Buckley at 704-432-2169 or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.  The public can also visit the Crime Stoppers mobile app website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.  The report number for this case is 20200305-2158-01.