Hit-and-run driver kills man pushing man in a wheelchair

The 56-year-old man in the wheelchair was seriously injured when the two were hit Wednesday at 94th and Ashland, police said.

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A hit-and-run driver killed a man and seriously injured the man he was pushing in a wheelchair Wednesday night, police said.

David Cole, 63, was struck by a 2007 white Chevy SUV in the 9400 block of South Ashland Avenue about 6:20 p.m., according to Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 56-year-old man who was in the wheelchair was taken to Advocate Christ Hospital in serious condition, police said.

The driver fled the scene. No one is in custody.

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