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Crash on North Woodland Boulevard in DeLand kills man in wheelchair
By Jen Horton
posted Feb 18, 2014 - 10:21:41am
Robert Sams died Feb. 14 after he was hit by a car on North Woodland Boulevard.
Sams, police said, was rolling his wheelchair across Woodland Boulevard, heading west, at the intersection of Washington Avenue at about 8 p.m. Friday.
He was crossing at a median break on a dark stretch of the busy roadway, and rolled into the path of a Hyundai, according to the police report. The left front of the vehicle struck Sams, according to police. Sams was taken to Florida Hospital DeLand where he was pronounced dead, police said.
No other injuries were reported, and the crash is still under investigation.
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