54-year-old pedestrian hit by vehicle, killed on Matthews highway

54-year-old pedestrian hit by vehicle, killed on Matthews highway
A 54-year-old pedestrian was hit by a vehicle and killed on a highway in Matthews over the weekend, officials say.

MATTHEWS, N.C. (WBTV) - A 54-year-old pedestrian was hit by a vehicle and killed on a highway in Matthews over the weekend, officials say.

Matthews Police officers responded to East Independence Boulevard. regarding a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle on Sunday, April 11 around 11:05 p.m.

When officers arrived, they discovered a pedestrian suffered significant injuries from the crash and was pronounced dead on-scene by Medic. 

The pedestrian was identified as Jorge Camargo.

The preliminary investigation has determined Camargo was hit by a vehicle traveling west on East Independence Boulevard. prior to the Windsor Square Drive intersection.  

This continues to be an ongoing investigation and there are currently no charges filed against the driver.

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