Sunday, November 18, 2018,
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Major Crash Investigation Unit is conducting a traffic fatality investigation that occurred in the 4200 block of Westinghouse Commons Drive.
On November 18, 2018 at 2:07 a.m., officers with the Steele Creek Division responded to a single vehicle crash located in the 4200 block of Westinghouse Commons Drive between Westlake Drive and Steele Creek Road. Upon their arrival, the officers located a 2009 Audi A4 sedan which had driven off the roadway and struck a tree. MEDIC arrived and pronounced the driver deceased at the scene.
The CMPD Major Crash Investigation Unit and DWI Task Force responded to conduct an investigation. Their initial investigation has revealed that the vehicle was traveling on Westinghouse Commons Drive towards Steele Creek Road at a high rate of speed and lost control before traveling off the roadway and striking a tree. There were no other passengers in the vehicle and no other vehicles were involved in the crash. Detectives are investigating to determine if impairment played a role. Speed was a factor.
The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Officer Mercedes at 704-432-2169. . The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.
CMPD report number: 20181118-020702
Driver: Kevin Bruce Barreto, H/M, DOB: 02/07/1992 (Deceased)
Seat Belt: Undetermined
Alcohol Use: Pending
2009 Audi A4