Car Hit A Bhutanese Youth To Death in North Carolina

October 3, 2011
Yeti R khanal
Denver Co
Brain times reporter

A major car accident in Charlotte Mecklenburg hit a Bhutanese youth to death. The Charlotte Mecklenburg police investigation team confirmed the death youth as Chandra Phuyel, 27. He was a pedestrian, who was crossing the center Ave at Charlotte, NC at midnight at about 11.45.

The deceased was originally hailed from Samdrupdzongkhar district in Bhutan. Late Phuyel arrived at Charlotte North Carolina on March 2011 through Third country resettlement Program.

It is reported that the deceased was trying t cross the central Ave , was hit and killed by a van traveling outbound in the 3100 block.

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Authorities, Phuyel, 27, was attempting to cross Central just before midnight when he walked into the path of a Honda Odyssey driven by 40- year-old Nga Phan.

As per the local news agencies, medic responded immediately after the incident, but phuyel breathed his last on the spot

The driver of the Odyssey is reported unhurt.

According to Bhagi, the brother of late phuyel stated that two police detectives arrived his home early yesterday morning to inform about the incident. Until that time the family members were unaware of the accident that occurred last night.

Bhagi further said that the detectives informed the family members that, late Chandra was hit by a women driven car.Bhagi further quoted the detectives as saying that the dead body is kept at a nearby hospital.

The emergency meeting of the Bhutanese Community Folks held in Charlotte decided to collect financial assistance from the community members, to assist the bereaved family with the cremation process of late Chandra.

Late Chandra, who is reported as mute and deaf, is survived by his wife, three-year-old son, six brothers, one sister and parents.

This is the serious second death involving pedestrian-accident occurred in less than a month in North Carolina¬-the former was in Raleigh on September 7,2011 where a 68-year old Bhutanese died shortly after a sedan car hit him.


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