Man in wheelchair struck and killed by pickup truck

- A man in a motorized wheelchair was killed after being struck by a pickup truck in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas Sunday night.

The man was driving his wheelchair along east Ledbetter Drive near Interstate 45 around 10 p.m. Police said a Chevy pickup truck struck the wheelchair.

The victim was ejected and died at the scene. The impact destroyed his wheelchair, leaving pieces scattered in yards along the street.

It's not clear if the man driving the pickup will face charges.

Police said there was a sidewalk nearby and the wheelchair shouldn’t have been on the street.

Neighbors said there have been multiple pedestrians struck along Ledbetter Drive because the lighting is so poor.

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