A single vehicle car crash took place in Charlotte on Sunday, which ended the life of one individual when they were ejected from their car upon impact.

The car crash occurred in the 6900 block of Old Mount Holly Road, a little after 3:00 a.m near the greater Charlotte area.

According to the report, the driver Elvin Ortez was driving as 2001 Honda Civic when he ran it off the road, casing the vehicle to overturn and ejecting the driver from the vehicle upon impact. The Medics pronounced Ortez dead at the scene. The other passenger in the vehicle was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

It is believed by the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department that both speed and alcohol were contributing factors to the crash; however this investigation is still in progress.

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