Man in motorized wheelchair struck and killed by semitrailer
Apr. 06, 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.