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HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- Huntersville police have charged a man in connection to a deadly accident over the Labor Day weekend.

Police charged Evan Matthew Purtill with felony death by vehicle after an early morning accident on McCoy Road on August 30th.

Purtill was driving the vehicle that lost control and killed the passenger, Caleb William Reid. Purtill was also injured in the accident and taken to Carolinas Medical Center.

Police said they believe alcohol was a factor in the accident.

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