Elderly man in wheelchair killed in crash

LAKEWOOD - A elderly man in a wheelchair was hit and killed in Lakewood Friday morning.

At around 7:45 a.m., police say Stephen Tinoco, 79, was struck near 14th Avenue and Reed Street.

Tinoco was traveling westbound in the eastbound lane along 14th Avenue when a Ford Explorer traveling eastbound struck him just west of Reed Street. 

Tinoco was pronounced dead at the scene. 

No citations or charges has been issued at this time.

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