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Police: Man in wheelchair run over by driver dies

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By The Associated Press

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WAREHAM, Mass. (AP) _ A Massachusetts driver has been charged with running over a 24-year-old man in a wheelchair, killing him.
       
Wareham police say a car driven by 28-year-old John Vandeusen of Middleboro hit the wheelchair shortly after 1 a.m. Saturday.
       
The injured victim, Joshua Macro of Onset, was taken to Tobey Hospital in Wareham, where he died.
       
Police say Vandeusen face charges of motor vehicle homicide, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and failure to stay in marked lanes.
       
He is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday at Wareham District Court.        

It was not immediately clear if he has legal representation.

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