PHOENIX — Police have identified a wheelchair-bound man who was struck and killed by a vehicle last week as he tried to cross a Phoenix street.
Phoenix police say the victim was 73-year-old George Hatch.
The say the accident occurred about 7:15 p.m. last Friday at 19th Avenue near Sunnydale Avenue.
Police say Hatch was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The driver remained at the scene to speak with investigators and police say impairment doesn’t appear to be a factor.
The name of the driver hasn’t been released.