Man in wheelchair struck, killed in south Austin crash

Police say victim was not using designated crosswalk

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February 15, 2020 - 8:30 am

AUSTIN ( -- A man in a wheelchair was struck and killed in south Austin Friday night, officials said.

First responders were called to the 200 block of East Ben White Boulevard, in the eastbound frontage road near South Congress Avenue, around 7:15 p.m. Friday night.

Austin-Travis County EMS says its medics pronounced an adult male deceased.

Police say the victim was not using a crosswalk, and was in an area of the road that is not well lit at night. The driver stayed on the scene and is cooperating with police.

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