Originally posted on CBS Charlotte:
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say one person is dead following a wreck in which an underage driver was at the wheel.
Police say Tristan Robert Nichols was killed in the wreck that also injured two other people. They say speed and alcohol contributed to the wreck, which occurred early Sunday morning.
The wreck occurred when the car hit a utility pole, shearing the vehicle in two.