Man in wheelchair dies after being hit by two cars

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HARRISON TWP., Ohio (WDTN) – A man suffered life-threatening injuries Wednesday night after he was struck by two vehicles.

Thursday morning, the Montgomery County Coroner confirmed that 46-year-od James Wordsworth, Jr. died at Miami Valley Hospital after 1:00 a.m. Thursday.

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were dispatched to the area of Catalpa Drive and W. Siebenthaler Ave. around 7:30 p.m.

Investigators say the man was trying to cross Catalpa Dr. in his wheelchair when he was struck by two cars that were southbound on Catalpa Dr.

The man was taken to Miami Valley Hospital.

The incident is under investigation.

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