• Officials: 67-year-old man dead in west Charlotte crash


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Police were on the scene of a deadly accident in west Charlotte early Monday morning.

    Firefighters said 67-year-old Heinz Heinrich Lumpe died in the crash on Moores Chapel Road at Rhyne Road just before 6 a.m.

    Police said Lumpe was driving a 2003 Chevrolet Malibu and tried to make a left turn from Ryhne onto Moores Chapel when he was hit by a 2009 Dodge Ram driven by 36-year-old Bart Bradburn.

    Paramedics pronounced Lumpe dead at the scene. Bradburn was taken to Carolinas Medical Center with minor injuries.

    Investigators said alcohol and speed were not factors in the crash.

    Police reopened the road around 9 a.m. and at this time, no charges have been filed.

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