CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - A man was killed early Saturday after his car ran off the road and struck a tree in east Charlotte.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say Brion Michael Reed, 27, was in the 2800 block of Central Ave. around 2:30 am when his 2016 Smart Car ran off the road and struck a tree. He was pronounced dead on scene by Medic.
Officers say that Reed appeared to be speeding and lost control of his vehicle in a curve. Alcohol use is suspected. Reed was wearing his seatbelt.
There were no other occupants in the vehicle.