Man In Wheelchair Killed Crossing Street In Garden Grove - New York News

Man In Wheelchair Killed Crossing Street In Garden Grove

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GARDEN GROVE (CNS) A pedestrian in a wheelchair was killed when he was struck by a car while trying to cross a street, police said today.

Garden Grove Police Department Sgt. Jim Fischer said the victim, 55-year-old Leonard Christian, tried to wheel himself across the eastbound lanes of the 12000 block of Chapman Avenue outside a marked crosswalk.

Fischer said the victim was struck at 11 p.m. Friday by an SUV driven by 43-year-old Juan Lopez of Santa Ana.

The driver had not been cited, Fischer said.

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