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Man In Wheelchair Struck, Killed While Crossing Road In Madison

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MADISON, Tenn. – A 60-year-old man in a wheelchair was struck and killed by a vehicle in Madison Tuesday night.

Police said a Jeep Grand Cherokee struck Stephen Buchanan as he crossed South Gallatin Pike near Berkley Drive just before 8 p.m. The wheelchair was wedged under the vehicle, and Buchanan died at the scene.

His friend told NewsChannel 5 that he was on his way to pick up some medication and does not see well at night.

Police said Buchanan was not in a crosswalk, but there was one nearby.

No charges were placed against the driver, who was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

 

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