Teenager killed in I-485 accident

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Teenager killed in I-485 accident

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by NewsChannel 36 Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on February 18, 2012 at 6:19 AM

Updated Sunday, Feb 19 at 9:31 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A fatal hit and run accident shut down all inner loop lanes of Interstate 485 in south Charlotte overnight.

The accident happened around 11:50 p.m. Friday on I-485 near Pineville-Matthews Road.
Police say an SUV flipped sending six people to the hospital.  A passenger in the SUV died.  Highway

Patrol tells NewChannel 36 the passenger was 14-year-old David Conrad Bell Jr of Chester South Carolina. 

Highway Patrol held a press conference Saturday afternoon asking for the public’s help identifying the driver who was involved in the accident.  Investigators believe the hit and run vehicle involved is a white or silver passenger vehicle with damage to the right side of the car.

According to authorities, the people inside of the SUV ranged in ages from 6-years-old to 31-years-old.  The group was traveling home to Chester from an AAU basketball game in Charlotte.

The other five passengers were transported to the hospital, but their injuries were not life threatening.
 



 

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