Friday, February 10, 2012

Driver killed in accident on Johnston Road Friday morning

On 02/10/2012 at approximately 6:29 am, Alan Shuart was operating a
1997 Chevrolet Cavalier traveling South in the 15000 block of Johnston
Road. Tyler Lowe was operating a 2012 Scion Tc traveling West on
Providence Rd West. The traffic light was red for Providence Road
West traffic. According to witnesses, as Mr. Lowe approached the
light, he swerved around a vehicle that was stopped for the red light
and entered the intersection. After entering the intersection, Tyler
Lowe struck the Chevrolet Cavalier in the driver's side door. After
the initial collision, both vehicles continued until they came to a
final rest striking a guardrail on the Southwest corner of the

Medic responded to the scene and pronounced Alan Shuart deceased at
6:39 am. Tyler Lowe was transported to Carolina's Medical Center with
serious injuries.

Alan Shuart's family has been notified of his death.

Tyler Lowe has been charged with Misdemeanor Death by Motor Vehicle.
Additional charges are pending.

Several witnesses to the crash remained at the scene and were
interviewed by the Police.

This crash is under investigation by the Major Crash Investigation
Unit of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department. Any witnesses
are being asked to call Detective Kevin Allred at (704) 336-8862.