• Police looking for driver who struck man in NW Charlotte


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte-Mecklenburg police were looking for the driver who hit a man on the Brookshire Freeway early Tuesday morning.

    Part of the Brookshire was shut down around 4:30 a.m. for nearly an hour after police said they found a man in the middle of the road who had been hit by a truck.

    Paramedics took 51-year-old Robert Stephenson, Jr. to Carolinas Medical Center but he is expected to survive.

    Police said Stephenson was not in a crosswalk when he was hit by a gray or silver pickup truck that then drove off.

    If you know anything about this incident you are asked to call police.

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