Man killed, juvenile taken to hospital after crash in NC

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WJZY) — A man has died and a juvenile is injured after a single-vehicle car accident in southwest Charlotte, CMPD says.

Shortly before 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, officers responded to the crash at the intersection of Shopton Road West and Eagle Oak Drive.

A 2016 Dodge van had heavy front-end damage after driving off the roadway.

The driver, 33-year-old Eddie Guadalupe Jr., was killed on the scene and the front-seat passenger was a juvenile who was taken to Atrium Health with serious injuries.

Police say the initial investigation showed the van ran off the roadway to the left andhit a neighborhood entrance stone pillar.

The juvenile was not in a booster seat.

Impairment is suspected to be a contributing factor to the crash.

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