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Man in wheelchair struck, killed by pickup truck in Topeka

August 31, 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a man in a wheelchair was killed when a pickup truck crashed into him.

Police say the crash happened Thursday night. Lt. Jerry Monasmith says that police believe the man in the wheelchair was trying to cross the street when a vehicle traveling west hit him.

The victim was identified Friday afternoon as 69-year-old Jon Hybskmann of Topeka.

The driver of the vehicle was 54-year-old Tracy Marquette of Topeka.

The investigation is continuing. No citations or arrests have been made.

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Information from: The Topeka (Kan.) Capital-Journal, http://www.cjonline.com

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