A man in a wheelchair was struck and killed early Saturday while attempting to cross a road in north Charlotte, authorities said.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers were called to the 700 block of W. Sugar Creek Road shortly after 12:30 a.m., where they found a man seriously injured. The man, identified as 46-year-old Dandy Eugene Duncan, was hit by an unknown vehicle while trying to cross the street, police said.
Duncan, was taken to Carolinas Medical Center, where he died a few hours later, according to police.
He wasn’t in a crosswalk and was wearing dark clothing at the time of the collision, officials said. His wheelchair also didn’t have reflectors.
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Police are trying to find the driver of the vehicle, but don’t have a suspect or vehicle information.
But authorities did say that the suspect vehicle will have front damage to the headlights, and that the remaining headlight parts will be sun-faded.
Anyone with information about the crash should call Crime Stoppers at (704) 334-1600.
LaVendrick Smith; 704-358-5101; @LaVendrickS