Man in Wheelchair Killed Crossing Mpls. Highway Identified
Police have identified a man in a wheelchair that was hit and killed as he tried to cross a highway at a Minneapolis intersection.
Thirty-seven-year-old Manuel Steeber of Grand Forks, Minn., died Thursday on Olson Memorial Highway near James Avenue North in Minneapolis just before 10 p.m. Thursday night.
Authorities say the intersection did not have a crosswalk or traffic signal. The driver of the car that hit Steeber, as well as another driver, stopped to try to help.
Police say the speed limit where the accident happened is 40 mph.