Police: Man hit, killed while walking across northwest Charlotte street

Police: Man hit, killed while walking across northwest Charlotte street

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Police are investigating a crash that killed a man walking across a northwest Charlotte street late Saturday night.

The crash happened around 9:30 p.m. on Beatties Ford Road near St. Mark Street, south of LaSalle Street.

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said a driver hit and killed 28-year-old Jamal McCullough on Beatties Ford Road. Officers said he was in a crosswalk, but this wasn’t at a stoplight.

It happened between intersections where you push a button before crossing and a caution light turns on. Officials said McCullough did not turn on that light before crossing the street.

According to CMPD, speed and impairment were not factors for the driver but impairment is suspected for McCullough.

This is an ongoing investigation. Check back with wsoctv.com for updates.

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