Crime

Man in wheelchair hit, killed by driver who left the scene in Port Arthur

source L.D. Ray

Port Arthur Police are investigating a deadly auto-pedestrian crash in which officers say the driver left the scene after hitting and killing a man in a wheelchair.

Police responded to a call reporting the collision shortly after 10 p.m. Monday in the 900 block of West 7th Street.

According to investigators, a driver hit a man in a wheelchair and the vehicle left the scene.

Police said the victim was taken to the hospital, where he died.

The PAPD Advanced Accident Investigation Team and Criminal Investigation Team are heading up the case.

Written by KFDM/FOX4

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