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    Man in motorized wheelchair struck and killed by semitrailer

    April 6, 2018

    MILLER, S.D. (AP) — A man in a motorized wheelchair has died after being struck by a semitrailer in Miller.

    The Highway Patrol says the 80-year-old man was in an intersection crosswalk when he was struck by the semi, which was making a turn off state Highway 45 and onto U.S. Highway 14.

    It happened shortly after 1 p.m. Thursday. The pedestrian later died at a hospital. He wasn’t immediately identified.

    The patrol says charges are pending against the semi driver.

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