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Man in wheelchair struck by SUV

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A man who was in a wheelchair was struck by a vehicle on E. Craig Road near N. Las Vegas Boulevard around 7 p.m. on Thursday.

Metro police said the man - 82-year-old Francis Brausen - was taken to University Medical Center in critical condition.

Police said the man attempted to cross Craig from south to north. The driver of an SUV tried to dodge him but couldn't get out of the way in time. The man was not in a crosswalk when he was struck.

Meanwhile, another pedestrian was struck near Fashion Show Mall on Las Vegas Boulevard around 7:30 p.m. He was taken to a hospital where he is expected to recover. Police said he was not in a crosswalk when he was struck by a BMW.

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