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Kevin Osorto, 14, was killed in a hit and run vehicle collision in Charlotte, NC. On June 28, 2021 Tamika Powell, 35, was arrested and charged with involuntary manslaughter.  

Tamika Powell

Tamika Powell

On June 27, 2021 Kevin was hit by a vehicle around 2 in the morning as he was walking on East WT Harris Boulevard when a Chevrolet Equinox vehicle struck him. The vehicle sustained mild damage and left the scene, making the case a hit and run.

The crash killed Kevin, as he died near instantly.   

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On June 28, 2021, officers located a Chevrolet Equinox parked in a gravel driveway at a residence. Officers observed damages to the vehicle that matched the damages similar to the collision that killed Kevin. 

As a result of continued investigation, warrants were obtained for Tamika, where she was then arrested and charged with felony hit and run, and involuntary manslaughter.