• Man pleads guilty to attempted first-degree murder after suicide attempt

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A Charlotte man could spend more than 11 years in prison for trying to commit suicide on Interstate 77, while holding his 2-year-old daughter.

    Derrick Summers pleaded guilty Wednesday to attempted first degree murder.

    In January, Summers parked his car on I-77, picked up his daughter and ran into traffic.

    The child’s mother told Eyewitness News on Wednesday that the little girl is recovering from her injuries and doing better.

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