Man in wheelchair dies in hit-and-run accident in north Harris County

Man in wheelchair dies in hit-and-run accident in north Harris County

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A man in a wheelchair died early Sunday after being hit by a truck while crossing the street in north Harris County, deputies said.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on September 15, 2013 at 6:47 PM

Updated Sunday, Sep 15 at 7:24 PM

HOUSTON – A man in a wheelchair died early Sunday after being hit by a truck while crossing the street in north Harris County, deputies said.

According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, a man in a wheelchair was in the middle of Airline Drive near Aldine Mail Route at 3:30 a.m., when a red Ford F series pickup struck the man. The truck made a U-turn and then heading north fleeing the scene.

The victim died at the scene, deputies said.

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