CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - School officials with South Charlotte Middle School released a statement Tuesday morning after they say several students may have witnessed a woman who was struck and killed by a vehicle in south Charlotte Monday.
The incident happened around 4:15 p.m. near the intersection of Pineville-Matthews and Arboretum Drive, near the Arboretum shopping center. Police said the woman was walking to her apartment when she tried to cross six lanes of traffic - where there are no crosswalks - and was struck.
School officials say several buses were "passing the location at the time of the accident or immediately afterwards."
A spokesperson with the school released this statement:
The woman was taken to Carolinas Medical Center where she died a short time later. Her name has not been released.