Man dies after his motorized wheelchair is struck by vehicle in York County

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NEW SALEM BOROUGH, YORK COUNTY, Pa.– A man is dead after his motorized wheelchair was struck by a vehicle Sunday night.

At approximately 8:45 p.m. Sunday night, emergency crews responded to a report of a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle.

Oliver F. Beaghan Jr., 51, was reportedly operating a motorized wheelchair while crossing the road in the area of 320 N. Main St. when he was struck by a vehicle.

The Beaghan Jr. was transported from the scene of the crash to York Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and died at 9:23 p.m. Sunday night.

The driver of the vehicle, Ryan Messimer of York is cooperating with police.

An autopsy has been scheduled at Lehigh Valley Hospital for Monday at noon.