Person killed in east Charlotte crash early Sunday identified

- A man was killed and two people suffered minor injuries from a crash in east Charlotte early Sunday.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police responded along with fire & Medic to The Plaza between Sugar Creek Road and Anderson Street around 4:30 a.m. for a single vehicle crash.

When officers arrived on scene they found an overturned 08 Chevy Impala that was on fire and had struck a utility pole. The driver of the Impala was ejected from the vehicle. He was identified as Rashad Lamar Waller, 28. Waller was taken to CMC by Medic where he was pronounced dead shortly upon arrival. 

Two passengers in the car sustained minor injuries. 

The roadway was closed while police investigated. No further details have been released.

Check back here for updates on this story. 

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