Pedestrian killed after being struck in east Charlotte

- A pedestrian was struck and killed Saturday night in east Charlotte according to CMPD.

The incident occurred on the 3400 block of The Plaza. Officials located the victim in the roadway upon arrival. 

The victim has been identified as 41-year-old Tiffany Monique Ray, and was pronounced deceased on the scene. 

The vehicle that struck Ray immediately stopped and stayed on the scene. Officials say alcohol and speed did not play a role in this crash. 

This is an ongoing investigation and it is unclear if there will be any charges at this time. 

Witnesses say the victim was leaving a local store on The Plaza and when she attempted to cross the road to the bus stop. 

The owner of the store where she was last seen alive described her as a "sister" who was nice to everyone she knew. 

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