79-year-old man in wheelchair fatally hit by vehicle in Lakewood
LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A 79-year-old man in a wheelchair was killed after being struck by a vehicle on Friday morning, the Lakewood Police Department said.
The collision happened at Reed Street and West 14th Avenue before 8 a.m.
Police said the man was in the wheelchair and going westbound on the 14th Avenue. The driver of the vehicle was going eastbound and was making a left turn onto Reed when he hit the man in the wheelchair, police said.
Police said sun was a factor. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The victim’s name has not been released. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene, police said.