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Pedestrian killed in east Charlotte crash, investigation underway

CMPD is diverting traffic onto Harrisburg Road.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — One person was pronounced dead after an auto-pedestrian crash on I-485 in east Charlotte.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department put out a release around 8:17 p.m. about a fatal crash on the I-485 inner loop near Albemarle Road.

Medic confirmed that one person was pronounced deceased at the scene. They affirmed it was a pedestrian who was struck.

Traffic is being diverted from the area onto Harrisburg Road for all people traveling on the inner loop. The road is expected to reopen at 1 a.m.

More information will be provided on the crash when it is available.

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