Woman killed after being struck in motorized wheelchair in east Columbus

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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A woman is dead after being struck by a vehicle while operating a motorized wheelchair in east Columbus.

The Columbus Division of Police said the crash happened Friday just before 10 p.m. on Livingston Avenue and Cunard Road.

Investigators said the driver of the vehicle was traveling westbound on Livingston Avenue and Cunard Road in his Ford sedan when he hit Carolyn Childers, 61 of Columbus in her wheelchair in the middle of Livingston Avenue.

Childers was taken to Grant Medical Center where she died from her injuries.

The driver of the vehicle was not injured.

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