Man in wheelchair dies after being hit by car
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 50-year-old Arlington man died after being struck by a car Tuesday night while crossing a road in a motorized wheelchair, according to Jacksonville police.
Police said Craig Brantley was crossing the 6100 Merrill Road from south to north about 9:30 p.m. when he was struck by an eastbound vehicle.
Brantley was taken to a hospital with what were initially considered non-life-threatening injuries, but police said he died less than four hours later as a result of the crash.
Police said Brantley was not within a crosswalk when he was hit. They did not release the name of the driver or other circumstances of the accident.
The investigation is ongoing.
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