Police: Man in wheelchair run over by driver dies - News, Weather and Classifieds for Southern New England

Police: Man in wheelchair run over by driver dies

Posted: Updated:
Wareham Police investigation Wareham Police investigation
WAREHAM, Mass. -

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 faces 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.

Powered by WorldNow

23 Kenney Drive
Cranston, R.I., 02920

Telephone: 401.455.9100
Fax: 401.455.9140
Email: news@wjar.com

Can't find something?

NBC 10 Outerwear Provided by:

NBC 10 Media Relations
Provided by:

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.