Metro Division - Fatality in the 3300 block of Parkway Avenue

9/13/2019

Friday, September 13, 2019

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Major Crash Unit is conducting a fatality crash investigation in the 3300 block of Parkway Avenue in the Metro Division. On Friday, September 13, 2019 at 6:12 a.m., Metro Division officers responded to an assist medic call for service. Upon officer's arrival, they located a black male lying in the roadway. The male had been struck by a Nissan Rouge. MEDIC and Charlotte Fire Department arrived on the scene and pronounced the male deceased at 6:24 a.m. The driver and vehicle both remained on the scene.

Members of the Major Crash Investigation Unit and Crime Scene Investigation were called to conduct the investigation. It was determined that the pedestrian was walking east on Brice Street and attempted to cross Parkway Avenue when he darted out in front of the Nissan. The Nissan was traveling north on Parkway Avenue and the driver pulled over to the right and stopped. The pedestrian was wearing dark colored clothing at the time of the crash. The area is illuminated by street lights and this portion of Parkway Avenue is not marked or controlled for pedestrian crossing.

Speed and alcohol use is not suspected as a contributing factor for the driver. It is unknown if the pedestrian was impaired. Next of kin has been notified.

 

Event Numbers: 20190913061200

Location: 3300 Parkway Avenue

Division: Metro Division

 

Vehicle: 2011 Nissan Rouge

Driver: Kenneth Roosevelt Love Jr., DOB: 03/11/1990

Status: Not Injured

 

Pedestrian: Tyrone Almonds, DOB: 09/26/1959

Status: Deceased

 

Any person who witnessed the crash or has information about this case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or Detective Steve Williams at 704 -432 -2169.

 

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