Man killed in early morning wreck in east Charlotte

- A man was killed in a two-vehicle wreck early Sunday morning in east Charlotte, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.

Jose Coronado was killed after hitting a Nissan Altima head-on at the intersection of Harris Blvd. and Milton Rd. around 2:23 a.m. Sunday. He turned left on a red light, according to police. 

Coronado was trapped in his pickup truck initially and had to be extricated by the fire department. The driver and passengers in the Nissan were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Alcohol use by Coronado is suspected, according to investigators.

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