Opening statements were brief Monday morning in the voluntary manslaughter trial of Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer Randall Kerrick, before the state called its first witness to the stand. Updated 11:02 AM
Authorities say the two men were traveling at a high speed on West Catawba Avenue in Cornelius and refused to stop. After fleeing a police pursuit, the vehicle crashed into a tree near Jetton Road.
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Police are investigating a homicide on Eastover Drive.
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