Police: Driver dies after crashing into utility pole in south Charlotte


CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46) — One person is dead after a crash overnight in south Charlotte.

32-year-old Jon Guthrie died when he crashed his car into a utility pole at South Tryon Street and Remount Road just after midnight Wednesday.

Guthrie was not wearing a seat belt and speed does appear to have played a role in the crash, according to police.

Police said it is unknown if alcohol is related in the crash.

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