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Man hit and killed crossing east Charlotte street early Monday

A pedestrian was struck and killed early Monday near the intersection of The Plaza and Central Avenue.

Charles White, 59, was hit at 12:16 a.m. in the 1300 block of The Plaza, and Medic staff pronounced him dead in the ambulance, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said.

A preliminary investigation revealed that a 2012 GMC SUV driven by Frank McCorey, 46, was traveling north on The Plaza as White started crossing the street. White was wearing dark clothing and was not in a crosswalk, police said.

Speed and alcohol were not contributing factors for the driver of the GMC, police said.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-2169. They may also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers mobile app website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.

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