Family of man killed in hit-and-run begs suspect to come forward

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. —

A pedestrian was hit and killed in east Charlotte Saturday night. Police said Alvin Price, 54, died around 10:15 p.m. while attempting to cross the 400 block of Eastway Drive.

Price was in the right lane traveling north when he was hit by an oncoming vehicle. After the crash, the two-door red sports car made a U-turn and drove back to the place the crash happened. The driver then left the scene, according to a witness.

MEDIC arrived at the scene and pronounced Price dead.

Witnesses said the suspect vehicle could possibly be a red Chevrolet Camaro, a Pontiac Firebird or a Pontiac Trans Am.

The car was last seen on Eastway Drive heading towards North Tryon Street. The car is suspected to have damage to the front right corner and a broken headlight.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Major Crash Investigation Unit is investigating the crash.

Any witnesses are being asked to call Detective Kevin Allred at 704-336-8862 or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.