Man in wheelchair killed after being struck by car in Phoenix

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(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

A 67-year-old man in a wheelchair has died after he was struck by a vehicle in Phoenix Friday morning.

Phoenix PD said the crash happened just before 6:30 a.m. near 15th Street and McDowell Road. Police said the man did not use a crosswalk.

Police said he was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries where he later died.

McDowell was closed between 12th and 16th streets for several hours. 

Phoenix PD said neither speed nor impairment are factors in this case. 

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