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Former West Meck High School student Christian Lanier, 21, was killed in a fiery crash on Brookshire Boulevard Charlotte, NC.

On Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 2:41 a.m., Chris was in a 2019 Audi Q5. The vehicle was being driven at a high rate of speed when it lost control and flipped.

Chris and 3 vehicle occupants were ejected from the vehicle, none of them were wearing seat belts. The Audi Q5 eventually caught fire from the cataclysmic impact.

Chris died at the scene. The other 3 occupants were all rushed to the hospital with serious injuries.

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