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Pedestrian dies after being hit by car near Hwy 50 in Pueblo

Posted at 10:01 PM, Mar 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-23 10:47:08-04

PUEBLO – Pueblo police say a person in a wheelchair has died after being hit by a vehicle Friday night.

A person in a wheelchair sustained what officers called life-threatening injuries after being hit by a vehicle near Highway 50 in Pueblo.

It happened shortly around 9:15 Friday night near Highway 50 and Club Manor Drive.

Traffic investigators and patrol officers were at the scene, and the CSI investigators also responded to the scene.

Highway 50 was closed for about three hours following the deadly accident.

The victim’s name or any other information has not been released.