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WSP Says Wheelchair Accident Victim Didn't Push Crosswalk Button

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KENNEWICK, Wash.--New information about a woman in a wheelchair hit by a truck Wednesday night.

47-year-old Karen O'Connor is in stable condition at Kennewick General Hospital.

The Washington State Patrol says O'Connor entered a crosswalk at 10th Avenue and U.S. Highway 395 illegally. She admitted to troopers she didn't press the crosswalk button.

The state patrol says people need to use good judgement when using a crosswalk.

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