Pedestrian killed in southeast Charlotte crash, police investigating

The crash happened at the intersection of Independence Boulevard and Sardis Road North.
A person died after they were hit by a vehicle on Friday night in southeast Charlotte.
Published: May. 26, 2023 at 10:29 PM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A person was killed after they were hit by a vehicle in southeast Charlotte on Friday night.

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD), the incident happened shortly after 9:30 p.m. on East Independence Boulevard at the intersection with Sardis Road North.

The pedestrian was later identified as Kristine Ann Sikorski. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to investigators, she was walking west in the eastbound lanes of East Independence Boulevard while wearing dark clothing.

She was not in a marked crosswalk when she was hit.

The driver remained at the scene, according to police.

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