News: Man, 60, hospitalized, later dies after crash in Pinewood

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FL – A man in a wheelchair succumbed to fatal injuries Monday, Local 10 reported. 

The side-swipe crash occurred Tuesday, November 22, at Northwest 7th Avenue and 103rd Street in Pinewood. 

The man in the wheelchair was asking for money and was hit by a tractor-trailer.

It is unclear if the driver remained at the scene, rendered aid, and if he or she will face charges. It is possible the driver did not see the man. 

The man was identified as Oswaldo Rojas, 60. 

Rojas was hospitalized and pronounced dead Monday, November 28. 

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