Investigators said Wednesday that the victim in a pedestrian fatality incident Tuesday afternoon west of Charlotte’s uptown was a 57-year-old man.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police identified the victim as Sandy Ambrose Haynes. He was killed when he stepped into the path of a vehicle shortly after 5:30 p.m. in the 1400 block of West Trade Street, a short distance west of Interstate 77.
According to police, Haynes was not using a crosswalk when he tried to cross the highway. He was struck by a 1999 Ford Explorer driven by a 37-year-old man.
Police say alcohol was not a factor for the driver, and they do not know if it was a factor for the pedestrian. No charges have been filed, but the case remains under investigation, police say.
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