TAMPA, Fla. — A 49-year-old man in a motorized wheelchair was killed Thursday night after he was struck by a vehicle near a busy north Tampa intersection.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash occurred at the intersection of North Dale Mabry Highway and West Hamilton Avenue just after 8:33 p.m.
Edwin DeLeon of Tampa was killed.
According to troopers, DeLeon was crossing Dale Mabry Highway in his wheelchair just south of the intersection when he was struck by a vehicle traveling westbound. Troopers said the wheelchair entered the path of the vehicle.
Neither the 42-year-old woman driving nor her 39-year-old passenger were injured.
No charges were filed.