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Watsonville man in wheel chair struck and killed by truck

WATSONVILLE, Calif. - A man in a wheel chair was a struck and killed by a truck in Watsonville Friday morning. 

According to Watsonville Police, the accident occurred on Main Street and Lake Avenue around 5:30 a.m. Officers arrived on scene and determined a man in a wheel chair had been struck by another man driving a truck while he was crossing the street. The victim died at the scene. 

Police said the driver of the truck was fully cooperative with the investigation. 

"It has not yet been determined which party caused this collision," said Sgt. Donny Thul. 

Investigators do not believe drugs or alcohol played a factor in this collision. 


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