Person killed in southeast Charlotte crash

One person is dead following a crash in south Charlotte.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating after one person was killed in a crash in southeast Charlotte Sunday night. 

According to CMPD, officers responded to a crash in the 3100 block of Providence Road a little before 10 p.m. Officers said a gray Toyota Camry ran off the road to the right and struck a utility pole. The driver of the vehicle, identified as 53-year-old Anthony Jerome Bailey, was pronounced dead at Carolinas Medical Center-Main, CMPD said. 

According to investigators, Bailey ran off the road to the right, overcorrected, and lost control of the vehicle. The car then crossed the median and struck a utility pole. Investigators said speed and alcohol appear to be contributing factors in the crash. Bailey was not wearing a seatbelt, police said. 

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