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Police: Speed and alcohol contributed to fatal wreck on Brookshire Boulevard early Tuesday

Speed and alcohol contributed to a fatal wreck that closed outbound Brookshire Boulevard at Interstate 485 early Tuesday, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said.

Sebastian Lamar Jackson, 45, died after his Nissan Maxima rear-ended a 1995 Kenworth dump truck shortly before 3 a.m., police said. The driver and passenger of the dump truck were uninjured.

Jackson was speeding, had consumed alcohol and was not wearing a seat belt, police said.

All lanes were reported open by about 7 a.m.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Detective J.B Reibold with the CMPD Major Crash Investigation Unit at 704-336-2678 or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak

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