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Police say 1 killed in head on crash, 2 injured

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

One person is dead after a head on crash in East Charlotte.

The crash happened just before 3:00 p.m. Saturday at the 1500 block of Eastway Drive near Shamrock Drive according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

Police say Ramon Osmar Bonilla driving a 1992 Honda Civic and made a right turn from Shamrock Drive onto Eastway drive.

Bonilla crossed the median, investigators say, and struck a 2001 BMW X5 head-on.

Bonilla was pronounced dead on the scene according to police.

A passenger in the Honda was thrown from the vehicle and is seriously hurt.

Police say the driver of the BMW is expected to be okay.

Speed appears to be a contributing factor to the crash according to investigators.

The wreck is under investigation by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Major Crash Investigation Unit.

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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