Man crossing road in wheelchair struck, killed

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MILWAUKIE, Ore. (AP) – Police say a pickup truck struck and killed a man crossing a highway in a wheelchair in Milwaukie.

Oregon State Police say the 56-year-old man was crossing Highway 99 East on Saturday night when he was struck. The area was neither well lit nor a designated crosswalk, and troopers say the victim was wearing dark clothing.

The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of his family.

The investigation is continuing.

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