Man in wheelchair dies in crash

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A Panama City man is dead after a crash involving a truck and a wheelchair late Sunday night in Panama City.

According to the Panama City Police Department, George Betsey, 65, was operating his motorized wheelchair at the intersection of 23rd Street and State Avenue around 10 p.m.

They say a truck hit him as he was crossing the intersection. Betsey had serious injuries and later died at a local hospital.

Officers say alcohol does not appear to be a factor, but the crash is still under investigation.