Davidson Police Department Identifies Victim of Pedestrian Fatality
The Davidson Police Department has identified the 64-year-old victim of the pedestrian fatality as Davidson resident Suzanne Younts. Davidson Police are investigating the fatality that occurred on Thursday, June 17th at 1:02 p.m. on Main Street near the intersections of Chairman Blake and South Streets. Davidson Police and Fire responded, but Mrs. Younts died on scene as a result of the injuries she suffered when struck by a vehicle.
Accident reconstruction officers from Davidson Police Department have been assisted by the Cornelius Police and Huntersville Police Departments. Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call the Davidson Police Department at 704-892-5131.
No further information is available at this time, as the investigation is ongoing.
We want to encourage our community members to seek professional mental health treatment, especially those close to Mrs. Younts and those that were witnesses to any of yesterday’s tragic event. There are many resources available in the Lake Norman area:
Lake Norman Area Mental Health Resources
Carolinas HealthCare System Behavioral Health, Davidson Website: http://www.carolinashealthcare.org/behavioral-health
Along with the Mindy Ellen Levine Behavioral Health Hospital, there is an outpatient clinic that serves children, adolescents, and adults. Call to schedule an appointment, phone assessment and referral, and/or for other information about behavioral health and substance abuse services offered within Carolinas Healthcare System.
Mental Health America of Central Carolinas (MHA)
A United Way member agency, the MHA works to promote mental wellness through advocacy, prevention, and education. In addition to advocacy, MHA provides information and referral, and MHA’s certified staff delivers evidenced-based trainings in QPR (Question, Persuade, and Refer) suicide prevention, Mental Health First Aid – the Adult and Youth versions, De-escalation, Family Partner Certification, and more. MHA’s ParentVOICE program provides support for families of youth with emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges; Compeer is an evidenced-based friendship/socialization program matching community volunteers with adults living with mental health issues in a one-to-one match; and their Multicultural Advocacy program works with mental health service providers to assure cultural competence in service delivery.
Hours of Operation: business hours, Monday-Friday
Address: 3701 Latrobe Drive, Suite 140; Charlotte, NC 28211
Website: Mental Health Association of Central Carolinas: https://www.mhacentralcarolinas.org/
Mecklenburg County Mobile Crisis Team
The Mecklenburg County Mobile Crisis Team is comprised of a group of clinicians with experience in mental health, substance abuse, intellectual disabilities and situational crises. The Mobile Crisis Team serves all of Mecklenburg County and a referral can come from anyone. The Mobile Crisis Team has the ability to handle a crisis either by phone or by dispatching to the consumer and/or caller.
Insurance: Consumers are not billed for our services. Funding comes from grants, IPRS funds, and Medicaid.
Hours of Operation: 24/7/365
Additional Crisis Resources
Davidson LifeLine has provided a helpful list of crisis resources available for all community members on their website.