Woman struck, killed by car while walking to her apartment in south Charlotte

- A woman was struck and killed by a car Monday afternoon in south Charlotte, police say.

The accident happened in the westbound lanes of Highway 51, Pineville-Matthews Road, before the intersection with Providence Road, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police. The woman was walking across the street to her apartment when she was hit by a car in the middle of the street.

No word yet if charges will be filed against the driver.

Drivers are being asked to avoid the area. 

We will continue to update this story as more information is released.

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