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Jul 28th

Man struck and killed as he crossed highway in his wheelchair

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At 9:40 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, officers responded to a traffic accident at the intersection of James Avenue North and Olson Memorial Highway. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male who had been struck by a vehicle as he was crossing the highway in his wheelchair.

The victim was traveling northbound on James Avenue N. when he was struck by a vehicle that was traveling eastbound on Olson Memorial Highway. The driver stopped at the scene and was interviewed by investigators at that time. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Minneapolis Police Traffic Accident/Reconstruction Unit is investigating this case. The man has been identified as Manuel Steeber, 37, of the Grand Forks, N.D.

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