Vehicle Strikes Wheelchair-Bound Man Crossing Street


Michaela Madison Reporting

(Thursday, March 8th) Coshocton, Ohio – The Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a 69-year-old man in a wheelchair is struck while attempting to cross the street.

Officials confirm that just after 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday Grady Martin was attempting to cross the South 2nd Street near Cashland when a vehicle operated by a 43-year-old man traveling South on South 2nd Street struck Martin.

Martin was initially transported to the Coshocton Regional Medical Center and was later taken to Grant Medical Center in Columbus where his condition is unknown.

Deputies note Martin was not wearing any reflective clothing when he tried to cross the street.

The accident remains under investigation.

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