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Man killed in 2-car crash on Freedom Drive

Kianna Yanee Cockfield

A 30-year-old man traveling on Freedom Drive was killed late Monday after his car collided with a pickup truck that, according to police, was speeding.

CMPD said Jason Edward Black died from his injuries at Carolinas Medical Center.

Black, driving a Suzuki SX4, was attempting to make a U-turn at Alleghany Street when the two vehicles crashed, according to an initial CMPD report.

The other driver, Kianna Yanee Cockfield, 44, was driving a

Chevrolet Silverado. Neither Cockfield nor a passenger in the truck was injured.

Cockfield was arrested on charges of involuntary manslaughter, careless and reckless driving, and speeding.

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