Fla. Man in Wheelchair Dies After Being Hit by Car

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say a man in a wheelchair has been killed after he was struck by a car in southwest Florida.

Winter Haven Police said 58-year-old Robert Turner was crossing the street Saturday night but did not use a designated crosswalk. Turner was struck by a Honda Civic and thrown from his electric wheelchair.

Police spokesperson Jamie Brown said the driver did not appear to be speeding or impaired. The investigation continues.

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