Man in wheelchair killed while crossing Milwaukie street

The unnamed 56-year-old man was struck by a 1998 Chevrolet pickup truck around 8:15 p.m.

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man in a wheelchair was killed while crossing a highway in Milwaukie on Saturday night, police say.

Oregon State Police said 56-year-old David Van Horn was struck by a 1998 Chevrolet pickup truck around 8:15 p.m. while crossing Oregon 99E near SW Park Avenue.

Van Horn was pronounced dead at the crash site. The driver of the pickup truck was uninjured.

Police said the area that Van Horn tried to cross isn’t well lit and contains no designated crosswalk. He was wearing dark clothing.

Multiple law enforcement agencies responded to the crash.