CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say a 32-year-old woman died Sunday afternoon in a single vehicle crash in northwest Charlotte.
Emergency crews were called to a crash scene in the 3500 block of Kelly Road around 2:15 Sunday afternoon.
Police say 32-year-old Melanie Scott Felts’ vehicle left the road, sideswiped a tree, struck a mailbox, then struck a tree head-on; the vehicle then caught fire.
MEDIC pronounced Felts deceased on the scene.
Police say speed is a factor in the crash, and says they won’t know if alcohol contributed until test results are returned.