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Driver charged with DWI, victim ID'd in deadly west Charlotte crash

(Lee Stikeleather | WBTV) (Lee Stikeleather | WBTV)
(Lee Stikeleather | WBTV) (Lee Stikeleather | WBTV)
Woodall (Source: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department) Woodall (Source: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department)
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A driver in a deadly crash in west Charlotte Thursday afternoon has been charged with DWI. 

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say 57-year-old Vonzell Woodall was driving Nissan Sentra on Thriftwood Drive and failed to stop at the posted sign at Freedom Drive, driving into the path of a 2009 Mitsubishi Galant. 

The vehicles collided and the front right passenger of the Nissan, 45-year-old Wendy Stokes, was killed. The driver of the Mitsubishi suffered minor injuries. 

Woodall, who police say was impaired, was arrested and charged with DWI and felony death by vehicle. He was sent to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office. 

Roads were closed for a time Thursday as detectives investigated. 

Anyone with additional information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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