One dead after car crashes into tree

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A woman died just before 1 a.m. Saturday morning after her car ran off the road and hit a tree. 

When police responded to the accident on the 3400 block of Wilkinson Boulevard, they found the driver of the car unconscious in the driver's seat. The driver was the only occupant of the vehicle. The driver was transported to Carolinas Medical Center-Main by MEDIC, where she was pronounced dead at 1:35 a.m..

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have identified the victim as Clorie Amelia Grant, 45. Her next of kin have been notified of her death.

Detectives with the CMPD Major Crash Investigation Unit and DWI Task Force responded to the scene to conduct an investigation. The initial investigation has revealed that neither speed or alcohol are suspected as contributing factors in this crash.

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