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Deadly crash near Optimist Park involved pedestrian, CMPD says

Police said it happened along North Tryon Street and caused part of the road to shut down overnight.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating a deadly crash that unfolded late Saturday Night.

CMPD reported the scene around 11 p.m. It happened along North Tryon Street near West 15th Street in the Optimist Park area, and a pedestrian was involved. When CMPD shared initial details, part of the street spanning from West Lidell Street to 16th Street had to be closed.

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At the time, CMPD did not have an estimate as to when the street would re-open. Additionally, no information about anyone involved in the crash was immediately shared.

WCNC Charlotte will update this article once new details have been shared by investigators.

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