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Pedestrian in wheelchair killed by hit-and-run driver

July 17, 2021 GMT

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis County police are investigating after a man in a wheelchair was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver.

The accident happened just before 9:30 p.m. Friday in north St. Louis County. Police say a man in a motorized wheelchair was attempting to cross Halls Ferry Road when he was hit by a vehicle. The vehicle fled the scene and no arrests have been made.

The victim was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His name has not been released.