Man in Wheel Chair Dies After Being Hit by Car

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An Amarillo man is dead after trying to cross the street while riding in a wheel chair.

It happened early Saturday morning around midnight in the 1000 block of Amarillo Blvd East.

According to Police, Will Lamar Burks was crossing the street in his wheel chair when he was hit by a 1995 Chevy Tahoe.

Burks was taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.

An autopsy has been ordered, and the investigation is ongoing.

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