Man in wheelchair struck and killed at Tacoma

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TACOMA, Wash. (AP) -- The Pierce County sheriff's office says it appears a man in motorized wheelchair was responsible for the crash near Tacoma that killed him.

Spokesman Ed Troyer says the 40-year-old man pulled in front of a car Monday afternoon outside of a crossing. He was taken to a hospital where he died.

The 25-year-old driver of the car stopped and cooperated with deputies and was not cited.