Phoenix police ID wheelchair-bound man fatally hit by a car

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Police have identified a wheelchair-bound man who was struck and killed by a vehicle last week as he tried to cross a Phoenix street. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Police have identified a wheelchair-bound man who was struck and killed by a vehicle last week as he tried to cross a Phoenix street. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
PHOENIX (AP) -

Police have identified a wheelchair-bound man who was struck and killed by a vehicle last week as he tried to cross a Phoenix street.

Phoenix police say the victim was 73-year-old George Hatch.

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The say the accident occurred about 7:15 p.m. last Friday at 19th Avenue near Sunnydale Avenue.

Police say Hatch was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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The driver remained at the scene to speak with investigators and police say impairment doesn't appear to be a factor.

The name of the driver hasn't been released.

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