Accident Kills Wheelchair Bound Gladewater Man

A wheelchair bound Gladewater man is dead after being hit by a car on a busy street.

It happened Thursday night on Highway 80 near a Gladewater convenience store.

Police say 36 year old Jessie Manning rode into oncoming lanes and was struck by a car.

Witnesses say the driver tried to swerve to miss Manning, but couldn't.

Police also believe Manning was intoxicated. No charges have been filed.