1 person killed in SW Charlotte hit-and-run

Credit: WJZY 

A person was killed in a hit-and-run accident in the Steele Creek area, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. 

CMPD has confirmed that one person was hit by a car off of Shopton Rd. in south Charlotte near Steele Creek. 

The body was found on the side of the road in the bushes. 

FOX 46 Charlotte has a crew headed to the scene to gather more details. Check back with us for updates.