Woman charged with 2nd degree murder, DWI in deadly Charlotte crash

East Charlotte fatal car crash

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A woman is charged with second-degree murder and DWI after a fatal crash that shut down Eastway Drive for a time Wednesday morning.

The two-car crash happened on the 2900 block of Eastway Drive near the intersection with Central Avenue. Police say a Subaru, being driven by 36-year-old Marla Ann Sadowski, went through a red light, striking a Chevrolet in the driver’s-side door.

The driver of the Chevrolet, identified as 64-year-old Larry Eugene Morrow, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sadowski was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. After she was released, she was transported to the Mecklenburg County Jail, interviewed and charged.

Woman charged in deadly crash

Drivers were advised to use Kilborne Drive and Briar Creek Road as alternate routes while the road was shut down after the crash. It has since reopened.

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