Man in wheelchair struck, killed by pickup truck in Topeka

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – A man is dead after being hit by a truck while in his wheelchair.

Topeka Police said it happened just after 8:30 Thursday night near SE Highland Ave & SE 6th Ave.

Police say Jon W. Hybskmann, 69, from Topeka was taken to a local hospital. He later died from his injuries.

The driver of the truck, Tracy Marquette, 54, from Topeka was taken to the Law Enforcement Center for questioning. Police say no arrests or citations have been issued at this time.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Topeka Police Criminal Investigation Bureau at (785) 368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at (785) 234-0007.

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