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Tyler Police investigate pedestrian in wheelchair/vehicle crash

TYLER, May 19, 2017--On Friday, May 19, at 8:39 a.m., Tyler Police responded to the intersection of SSE Loop 323 and Old Henderson Hwy on a report of a vehicle striking a male in a wheelchair in the crosswalk.

Officers were told that Ryan Wyatt, 53, of Tyler was in a wheelchair crossing on the east side of the intersection from north to south in the crosswalk. Jose Trevizo, 26, of Tyler was driving a Black Dodge, Ram Pick-up in the southbound turn lane on Loop 323 turning left onto Old Henderson Hwy. Trevizo did not see Wyatt in the crosswalk striking him as he made his turn.

Wyatt was transported to East Texas Medical Center with serious injuries.  Accident investigators were called to the scene to conduct an investigation. 

 

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