Victim identified in deadly hit-and-run crash on Billy Graham Parkway

Deadly crash near airport early Saturday morning

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say one person is dead after a crash early Saturday morning.

CMPD responded to an accident around 3:45 a.m. in the 3800 block of Billy Graham Parkway at the intersection of Morris Field Drive.

An investigation determined that a Dodge Charger was traveling south on Billy Graham Parkway when a pedestrian, later identified as 57-year-old Milton Moore, ran into the roadway. Moore was struck by the car and landed in the middle of the road.

The driver of the Dodge Charger stopped and called CMPD.

A Ford Fusion was also traveling southbound on Billy Graham Parkway in the right lane. A Cadillac was traveling south on Billy Graham Parkway in the middle lane. 

The Cadillac ran over Moore and swerved into the path of the Ford Fusion. The Ford Fusion crashed into the back of the Cadillac and immediately stopped. The Cadillac continued on Billy Graham Parkway.

Police are working to determine if alcohol or speed were factors in the crash.

CMPD is asking for the public's help in finding the unknown light-colored Cadillac. Anyone with information is asked to call CMPD's Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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