Man in wheelchair killed by truck in St. Pete identified

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) – Police say a man in a wheelchair was struck and killed by a truck in St. Petersburg Friday.

The incident occurred at 1st Ave North and 55th Street North just after 3:00 p.m.

Police said the man was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries.

He has been identified as Mark Yne’s.

The driver of the truck remained on the scene and is cooperating with investigators.

No charges or citations have been filed, but the investigation into the crash continues. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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