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Man in wheelchair dead after being hit by a car in Liberty Lake

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 6:23 p.m.

A man crossing the road in his wheelchair was hit and killed by a car Friday afternoon in Liberty Lake.

A car going north on Liberty Lake Road hit the man while he was crossing the intersection at Country Vista Drive in his motorized chair shortly before 1 p.m., according to the Liberty Lake Police Department. He died of his injuries at a local hospital.

The crash is under investigation by police and the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office. i It is not believed that drugs or alcohol were involved, police said.

The identity of the man killed will be released by the Spokane County Medical Examiner after an autopsy.

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