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Person killed in east Charlotte crash, Medic reports

Three other people were sent to the hospital for treatment, one with life-threatening injuries.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A person has died after a car crash in east Charlotte Saturday evening.

Medic said it happened around 8 p.m. along Central Avenue near Eastcrest Drive. The person who died was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Three other people were also transported to a hospital for treatment. One of the patients taken for treatment faced life-threatening injuries according to Medic. The other two had minor injuries.

As of publication, nobody involved has been publicly named by officials.

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