GARDEN GROVE (CNS) A pedestrian in a wheelchair was killed when he was struck by a car while trying to cross a street, police said today.
Garden Grove Police Department Sgt. Jim Fischer said the victim, 55-year-old Leonard Christian, tried to wheel himself across the eastbound lanes of the 12000 block of Chapman Avenue outside a marked crosswalk.
Fischer said the victim was struck at 11 p.m. Friday by an SUV driven by 43-year-old Juan Lopez of Santa Ana.
The driver had not been cited, Fischer said.