CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A 24-year-old was killed in a single-car crash Thursday night in east Charlotte.
Police say Devon Alexander Smith was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash around 11:45 p.m. in the 3800 block of Camp Stewart Road.
Police say an initial investigation shows that a 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer was being driven at a high rate of speed on eastbound Camp Stewart Road when it lost control, left the roadway and struck a culvert.
Police say the car went airborne and then landed in the intersection of Fallen Cedar Lane and Camp Stewart Road where it began to roll.
The driver wasn’t wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle.
Police say excessive speed is a contributing factor to this crash, and alcohol use is suspected.
This crash remains under investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Justin Kupfer at 704-432-2169.