CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Friends and fans are mourning the loss of a teen basketball player hit and killed by a car while riding his bicycle early Saturday morning.

  • Miquase Maddox, 18, was hit on Old Concord Road
  • Police say he wasn't wearing a helmet while riding his bike
  • Incident is under investigation

Police say 18-year-old Miquase "Mikey" Maddox was hit on Old Concord Road just after 1:00 a.m.

They say Maddox was riding against traffic when he was hit and thrown from his bike. He was not wearing a helmet. Investigators say the driver was not impaired but they're still looking into whether or not he was speeding.

The principal of Rocky River High School confirms Maddox played basketball there, but transferred away last summer.

He most recently played for the Juice all-stars AAU team.


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