Metro's TIU investigates after woman in wheelchair struck, killed on E. Broad Street

Metro's TIU investigates after woman in wheelchair struck, killed on E. Broad Street

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Savannah-Chatham Metro's Traffic Investigation Unit is looking into a Jan. 12 crash at East Broad and Hall streets that resulted in the death of a 68-year-old woman.

Officials say Albertha Bowens was traveling north in the southbound lanes of East Broad Street at Hall Street in a motorized wheelchair around 6:45 p.m. when she was struck by a southbound Ford F-150, driven by 51-year-old Karl Whatley.

Bowens was transported to Memorial Medical Center where she died as a result of her injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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