CMPD: 1 dead in construction site accident

- Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said one person is dead following a construction accident Wednesday afternoon. 

The incident happened at 3:11 p.m. Wednesday, July 20 at Shopton Road W. and Egrets Point. 

Officers said a man became trapped under a tractor, and was pronounced dead on scene a short time later. 

Homicide responded to the scene, as is standard procedure. Police said at this time it does not appear foul play was involved.  

OSHA is now leading the investigation. 

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