Woman killed in crash involving CMPD officer identified

- The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department continues to investigate a deadly wreck involving a CMPD police officer. 

CMPD said Lachandra Ciera McCorkle, 25, was pulling out of Sofley Road on to W. Sugar Creek Road, around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, when Officer Wraith Muhammad's marked police cruiser struck her Honda Accord on the driver's side.

McCorkle was transported to CMC where she was later pronounced dead.

Muhammad, 40, was not seriously hurt. 

CMPD said McCorkle was wearing her seatbelt and speed does not appear to be a contributing factor. Police are trying to figure out what caused the crash.

 

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