A male died right after the auto he was driving, which was reported stolen, flipped off a bridge and onto the highway beneath it, Charlotte-Mecklenburg law enforcement said.
Officers went to Bearwood Avenue, off of North Davidson Street and less than the Sugar Creek Street Bridge, at 6 a.m. Saturday. They ended up referred to as for a solitary-automobile crash, and uncovered the driver unconscious when they arrived. 1st responders claimed the driver, Kemarseau McSwain, 35, died at the scene.
Investigators explained the motor vehicle he was driving, a 2005 Suzuki XL7, was noted stolen.
Law enforcement feel McSwain was driving on East Sugar Creek Highway when he crossed above the middle line into traffic coming from the opposite route. That what when investigators reported he hit a control and went off the still left facet of the road towards the edge of the bridge.
When the vehicle attained the edge of the bridge, CMPD said it flew into the air and landed on Bearwood Avenue, sliding to a quit.
McSwain was not wearing a seatbelt and experienced a suspended North Carolina driver’s license, according to police.
Investigators mentioned they do not know if McSwain was impaired and are ready on his toxicology final results. They also never know if speed was a issue in the crash, but they are continue to investigating.
Law enforcement questioned any witnesses to the crash or any one with data about it to connect with Detective Buckley at 704-432-2169 extension #6 or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600. You can also go to the Crime Stoppers site by clicking in this article.
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