Driver killed after vehicle wrecks, catches fire near popular mall

Driver killed after vehicle wrecks, catches fire near popular mall

DEADLY WRECK: Pineville police detectives are investigating a fatal single car wreck near Carolina Place Mall.

The Pineville Fire Department confirmed at least one person was killed in the crash that happened just after midnight

WBTV's Mark Davenrport was the first reporter on scene and has the full details.

ELECTION SEASON: Eight more early-voting sites will open Tuesday at library sites across Charlotte ahead of next week's primary.

Tuesday also is the deadline to request an mail-in absentee ballot for the Sept. 15 primary. Forms are available on the state and Mecklenburg elections website, and are due by 5 p.m.

MOVING A MONUMENT: On the cusp of a $20 million renovation to its flagship location in uptown, the YMCA of Greater Charlotte plans to remove a stone monument that's stood on its property for 21 years – a move that's drawn criticism from local historians who want the marker and its associated history to remain untouched.

Last month, the YMCA sent a letter to the Charlotte chapters of the Sons of Confederate Veterans and United Daughters of the Confederacy, telling them it planned to remove a number of structures from its Dowd Y on East Morehead Street to clear the way for construction next year

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