DANIA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Broward County Sheriff's officials say a man in a wheelchair died after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver.
Deputies found the man lying in the road in the 900 block of South Federal Highway and saw a mangled wheelchair nearby, according to a press release. The man was not being identified until relatives were notified.
According to deputies, witnesses saw the man trying to cross the street when a pickup truck hit him. Authorities say the truck didn't stop. The man was pronounced dead at the scene by Dania Beach Fire Rescue.
Deputies are looking for a burgundy or maroon extended-cab pickup with tinted windows. It was last seen heading south on Federal Highway from the crash scene and has damage to the front side.
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