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Police: Person riding motorized wheelchair hit, killed

January 19, 2019

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police say a North Carolina person riding a motorized wheelchair was killed when they were hit by a pickup truck.

News outlets report Fayetteville police say the unidentified person was trying to cross a street Friday when they were hit by the truck about 1:30 p.m. The pickup driver stopped at the scene of the accident. Officials say the collision split the wheelchair into two pieces.

The victim was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, where they died.

The driver of the truck hasn’t been identified, and no charges have been filed so far.