MAN KILLED AFTER VEHICLE RUNS OFF ROAD AND INTO RETAINING WALL
Ronnell Laberth, 26, died on November 28, 2020 around 2 a.m. in a fatal single-motor vehicle collision which occurred on West Rocky River Road Charlotte, NC.
The preliminary investigation indicates Ronnell was driving a Acura and entered a curve at a high rate of speed, traveled off the roadway, down an embankment and struck a dirt retaining wall.
After striking the retaining wall the Acura was forced back into the roadway and overturned onto its roof where it came to a final resting position. No other motor vehicles were involved in the crash, and there were no other occupants inside the Acura.
Medic arrived at the site of Ronnell inside the up side down vehicle. The Charlotte Fire Department and medics removed Ronnell from the Acura to provide medical aid; however, Ronnell was pronounced deceased on scene.
Ronnell was wearing a seat belt and was not ejected from the Acura. A toxicology test is pending to determine if impairment is a contributing factor.