Person killed in east Charlotte crash

- A person was killed in an east Charlotte crash early Sunday.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police responded to the 3700 block of The Plaza around 1:03 a.m.

Police say the driver of a Ford Mustang struck the side of an 18-wheeler on The Plaza and then continued on until running into someones yard and striking a parked car and a tree. The driver of the Mustang was pronounced dead on scene by Medic. Their identity is being withheld until family is notified. 

Police say the driver of the truck remained at the scene and talked to investigators. The driver of the Mustang was not wearing a seatbelt and may have been speeding. A toxicology report will be conducted. 

If anyone witnessed the crash you are asked to call Officer Jamieson at 704-432-2169.

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