SLIDELL, La. (AP) —A man died after he was struck by a car while trying to cross a highway in a wheelchair.
According to State Police, the crash happened in St. Tammany Parish on a darkened stretch of U.S. 11 shortly after midnight Friday.
Police said the unidentified victim was using a motorized wheelchair crossing the highway when a car traveling northbound struck him.
He was transported to a hospital where he died, police said.
Police did not say whether or not any charges were being filed against the driver.