CMPD investigating motor vehicle collision in north Charlotte; one man dead


Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating a motor vehicle fatality that occurred June 1 in north Charlotte.

According to a statement by CMPD, at approximately 1:40 a.m., officers responded to a two-vehicle collision with injuries located at the 6900 block of Old Statesville Road. When officers arrived, they located a Chevrolet SUV and a Honda Accord in the roadway with heavy front-end damages. 

22-year-old Shakurius Samuel Woodard was identified as the driver of the Honda.The driver of the Chevrolet was identified as Regis Montoyan Gaddy. No other occupants were inside either vehicles.

 Medic transported Woodard to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Gaddy was transported as well but with non-life threatening injuries. 

According to CMPD, Gaddy was traveling in the left lane of Old Statesville Road, heading northeast while Woodard was headed in the southwest direction. Woodard went left of center and into the path of Gaddy’s Chevrolet which caused the vehicles to collide head on.

Speeds are unknown at this time, CMPD said.

Later that day, Woodard was pronounced deceased at the hospital. 

Any witnesses to the crash, or anyone with information concerning the crash, should contact Detective Mercedes at (704) 432-2169 Ext# 5 or Crime Stoppers at (704) 334-1600. 





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