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    Authorities ID man killed when wheelchair struck by semi

    April 9, 2018

    MILLER, S.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man who died when the motorized wheelchair in which he was riding was struck by a semitrailer in Miller.

    The Highway Patrol says 80-year-old Donald Simpson 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. Simpson later died at a hospital.

    The patrol says charges are pending against the 55-year-old Wolsey man who was driving the semi.

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