Man in wheelchair struck, killed by pickup truck in Topeka

August 31, 2018 - 7:20 pm

Authorities say a man in a wheelchair was killed when a pickup truck crashed into him.

Police say the crash happened Thursday night. Lt. Jerry Monasmith says that police believe the man in the wheelchair was trying to cross the street when a vehicle traveling west hit him.

The man's injuries initially were described as serious but not life-threatening. However, the man later died at a local hospital. Police are withholding the victim's name until his family is notified.

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