CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A man was struck and killed trying to cross Idlewild Road Tuesday night, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.
Police said 66-year-old Lal Mang was attempting to cross the 7800 block of Idlewild Road near the intersection of Ware Road around 8:30 p.m. when he was struck by a woman driving a Honda Pilot.
Mang attempted to cross Idlewild Road without the aid of a pedestrian crosswalk or traffic signal, police said. The collision occurred after sunset and there were street lights near the area of the crash.
Police said Mang was wearing dark clothes when the crash occurred. Alcohol use is suspected for Mang. No alcohol use is suspected by the driver, police said.
This crash is currently under investigation by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Major Crash Investigation Unit.
Anyone with information related to this crash is being asked to call 704-336-8862 or Crime Stoppers 704-334-1600.