Man in wheelchair dies after accident

Pinellas County deputies are investigating a crash that led to the death of a 68-year-old man in an electric wheelchair.

Deputies say the crash occurred at about 10:25 a.m. on May 2 at 1453 Pasadena Avenue South. The Major Accident Investigation Team was called Tuesday afternoon to conduct a follow-up investigation into the crash between the wheelchair and a vehicle. The man in the wheelchair was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

This afternoon, deputies were informed that the wheelchair operator died at about 3:30 p.m. at the hospital.

The investigation is still ongoing. More information will be released as soon as it becomes available.

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