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Woman in Wheelchair Fatally Struck by Vehicle at McKinley and Chestnut Avenues in Fresno

Woman in Wheelchair Killed in Fresno Pedestrian Accident at McKinley and Chestnut Avenues

Fresno, California (September 21, 2019) – A woman in a wheelchair died after being hit by a car Friday night in southeast Fresno, as per a local news report.

The fatal crash, which was reported at about 6:40 p.m. Friday, September 20, happened at McKinley and Chestnut avenues.

According to officials, a woman in her early 50s was traveling in a wheelchair when she wheeled out in front of oncoming westbound traffic.

The woman was taken to Community Regional Medical Center in critical condition. She was later declared dead at the hospital.

The involved driver remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators. Neither alcohol, drugs, nor speed were suspected factors in the accident.

The name of the deceased victim has not been released pending notification of next of kin.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

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