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Woman dies after crash with marked police vehicle

Posted August 27

— A 25-year-old North Carolina woman has died after colliding with a police vehicle.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say Lachandra McCorkle pulled out in front of a marked Ford Explorer about 12:30 p.m. Saturday. The officer's vehicle struck her Honda Accord on the driver's side. She was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Officer Wraith Muhammad was taken to a hospital with minor injuries. The 40-year-old officer was not on duty when the crash occurred.

Police say speed was not a factor.

The crash remains under investigation.

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