Thursday, February 14, 2019,
On February 13, 2019 at 8:32 p.m., officers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Steele Creek Division were dispatched to the 12300 block of Four Horse Road in reference to a single vehicle crash. Upon their arrival they located a silver Pontiac G6 in the woods. The driver was pronounced deceased at the scene by MEDIC personnel. There were no other occupants of the vehicle.
The victim's name will be released once his family has been notified of his death.
Members of the DWI Task Force, Crime Scene Investigation, Motor and Major Crash Units responded to the scene to begin the investigation. The preliminary investigation shows the victim's vehicle was traveling east on Four Horse Road, when he ran off the road to the right and lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle struck several trees before coming to rest. There are no other known vehicles involved in this crash and there is no evidence at this time of any other vehicle contributing to the crash.
The speed of the vehicle has not yet been determined. Alcohol/Drug use does not appear to be a factor. The driver was wearing his seatbelt.
This crash is being investigated by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Departments Major Crash Investigation Unit. Any witnesses are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704 334-1600 or Detective Steve Williams at 704-432-2169.
The report number for this crash investigation is 20190213-203204.