CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - A pedestrian was pronounced dead at the hospital after they were struck by the light rail overnight in University City, police said.
The accident happened around 12 a.m. Monday, July 8 at University Blvd. and N Tryon Street at the light rail crossing near Walmart.
The victim, later identified as 27-year-old Marty Parrott III, was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. He was pronounced deceased at the hospital a short time later, police said.
No other information was immediately available. Check back for updates throughout the day.
SAD UPDATE: A man is dead this #AM. The light rail struck him near the crossing at University Pointe Boulevard and North Tryon Street. This is video of the area where it happened. To give you a landmark, it’s across from the Super Walmart. @CMPD is investigating. @FOX46News pic.twitter.com/D66o0ipZSw— Amber Roberts (@AmberFOX46) July 8, 2019