Person sent to hospital after pickup truck crashes into tree

A blue, pickup truck lost its roof after smashing into a tree in south Charlotte on Sunday. 

Charlotte firefighters say a pickup truck struck a tree around 1 p.m. in the 3800 block of Rea Road just outside Olde Providence Elementary School. 

Eighteen firefighters worked together to free the driver from the car. The driver was then transported to CMC Main. 

No word on the driver's injuries. 

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