Crime

May 8, 2014

Police release name of woman killed in Charlotte wreck

The victim of the head-on crash was identified by police as Debra Sue Oehmke.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police identified the woman killed in a head-on collision Wednesday as 56-year-old Debra Sue Oehmke. Oehmke was driving a 2013 Volkswagen Passat that was struck by a 2009 Honda Accord on Steele Creek Road in southwest Charlotte. Police said Trungquan Tran’s car crossed the center line and struck Oehmke’s car. Investigators said they believe Tran fell asleep. Tran, 23, was charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle. Steve Lyttle

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