CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A man was killed when an SUV collided with his moped on Park Road Wednesday evening.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said Marty Thompson, 41, was killed when an SUV turned left in front of him. Thompson tried to stop but fell off the moped and hit the SUV, according to police.

According to NewsChannel 36 news partner The Charlotte Observer, the driver of the Honda CRV, 26-year-old Lauren Marie Martindale, is being charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle and failure to yield right of way.

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