Memorial honors cyclist struck and killed at south Charlotte intersection

(By Elsa Gillis, WSOC TV)

A memorial has been set up at the intersection where a cyclist died when she was struck by an SUV in south Charlotte Saturday morning.

Stacy Stranick was taken to Carolinas-Medical Center-Main, where she was pronounced dead at 11:21 a.m., police said.

"It's an absolute tragedy,” Kate Cavazza, with Sustain Charlotte, said. “Last year was the highest pedestrian and cyclist death rate in Charlotte -- 27 pedestrians were killed in 2017. There are some infrastructure changes that are well around Charlotte that need to be addressed."

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