Driver hits, kills victim in wheelchair crossing street in early morning Detroit hit and run

DETROIT, Mich. (WXYZ) - Police responded to the scene of a deadly hit and run accident on Detroit's west side Tuesday morning.  The victim is a man in a wheelchair.

Police say they are trying to identify the driver responsible while sorting through varied witness accounts. Some  described the vehicle as a box van.  Others described it as a semi truck.  

The victim was crossing the street near Grand River and West Grand Boulevard when the driver made an illegal turn and hit him.

The victim died at the scene. 

 

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