A Mercedes-Benz passenger died Thursday of injuries sustained in a crash near Pine Island Country Club in northeast Charlotte.
The victim, 20-year-old Jonathan Dutton, was wearing his seat belt when the crash occurred, said Charlotte Mecklenburg Police.
Investigators say the accident occurred about 2:30 p.m. in the 100 block of Mount Holly-Huntersville Road near Mount Holly Road when a Dodge Ram pick-up truck driven by Michael Brown, 30, was traveling southbound at the intersection and struck the right side of a 1994 Mercedes-Benz occupied by three people. The driver of the Mercedes-Benz was identified as Russell Dutton, age 33.
Jonathan Dutton, who was a passenger in the front seat, was transported to CMC-Main with life threatening injuries. He was pronounced deceased at Carolinas Medical Center-Main due to injuries sustained in the crash.
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Speed and alcohol use were not factors in this crash, officials said.
Both drivers were interviewed on scene as well as witnesses. The investigation is ongoing, officials said.