Sacto 9-1-1
May 22, 2013
Update: Man in wheelchair killed in Sacramento hit and run

A man in a wheelchair died when he was struck by a car early this morning in Sacramento.

Police received a call of a person struck by a car at about 1:30 a.m. today at 19th and X streets. Police and fire personnel responded.

The man in his 50s was declared dead at the scene.

A witness told officers that the man in the wheelchair was in the street when a car traveling eastbound on X Street struck him. Sacramento police said in an activity log that the man in the wheelchair was not in a crosswalk and was going against a red light when crossing X Street.
The car was described as a white two-door Honda or Acura. The motorist did not stop.

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