Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Monday charged a driver with misdemeanor death by vehicle, saying he ran a stop light and hit another car, killing a passenger last week.
Police say Michael Charles Brown II, 30, of Bessemer City ran the light last Thursday at the intersection of Mount Holly-Huntersville Road and Mount Holly Road, near Pine Island Country Club in northeast Charlotte.
The front-seat passenger of the car he struck, Jonathan Dutton, 30, died following the crash.
Speed and alcohol use were not factors in the crash, officials said.
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