COLBY, Wis. (AP) — Police in central Wisconsin say a man in a wheelchair has been struck and killed while crossing a street.

Authorities say the 74-year-old man was hit by a van while riding in his electric wheelchair and crossing Highway 13 in Colby Monday afternoon.

WAOW-TV reports witnesses told police the man was outside the crosswalk. The Colby man was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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Information from: WAOW-TV, http://www.waow.com