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Evansville Woman Dies After Wheelchair Hit On First Ave.

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An Evansville woman is dead and another is in custody after a vehicle hit a wheelchair.

It happened at about 7:30 Tuesday evening on First Ave. near Columbia St.

In an email, the Vanderburgh County Coroner’s Office said 73-year-old Diana Tucker died at a hospital after being struck in the wheelchair.

An autopsy was scheduled for Wednesday evening.

The EPD says the driver of the car, 29-year-old Brooke Cameron, left the scene of the crash and then returned.

Officers arrested Cameron on a charge of hit and run resulting in death.

Toxicology tests were conducted as required by law. The results were not immediately available.

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