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Medic: One dead, one injured in southwest Charlotte accident

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

One person was killed and another seriously injured in a southwest Charlotte accident, according to Medic.

The accident happened just after 3 p.m. near the intersection of West Tyvola Road and Yorkmont Road.

Kendei Ramirez, 27, was driving a 2001 Ford Escape on West Tyvola Road, just after the intersection of Yorkmont Road when he attempted to make an illegal U-turn across the double-yellow line, police told WBTV. 

Ramirez' vehicle was then struck by a 2005 Ford F-150 being driven by a A 55-year-old man. 

Medic responded to the scene and pronounced Ramirez deceased at the scene.

The 55-year-old driver was taken to Carolina's Medical Center with minor injuries. 

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