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 intersection.

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.