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One dead after accident near Price Road and University Drive in Tempe

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Posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 9:20 am

Officials are investigating a deadly accident involving a man in a wheelchair in Tempe.

According to Tempe Police Sgt. Michael Pooley, a Hispanic male in his 60s was hit by a vehicle east of Price Road and University Drive at 6:15 a.m. on Wednesday.

Pooley said the man in the wheelchair attempted to cross the street without a crosswalk present.

The vehicle was traveling eastbound on University Drive when it struck and killed the pedestrian.

The driver stayed at the scene. Impairment does not appear to be a factor.

The area is closed while police investigate.

No other details have been released.

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