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Pedestrian struck in Charlotte, dies of injuries

A pedestrian who was struck by a car Monday night in west Charlotte dies overnight of his injuries, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say.

The pedestrian, whose name has not been released, was struck by a 2010 Toyota Camry about 9:50 p.m. in the 4900 block of the Billy Graham Parkway, a few hundred feet south of Interstate 85.

Police say the man was taken by Medic to Carolinas Medical Center but died shortly before 2 a.m.

Investigators say the driver of the Toyota was not speeding. The pedestrian was not in a crosswalk, and CMPD Sgt. David Sloan said the man “was impaired.”

The crash remains under investigation, police say, and anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at 704-336-3229 or leave information with Crime Stoppers, 704-334-1600.

Lyttle: 704-358-6107; Twitter: @slyttle
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