Elderly Man in Wheelchair Hit By Car in Stonington Dies

An elderly man died after he was hit by a car while in his motorized wheelchair in Stonington.

Raymond A. Lanphere, 77, was in serious condition when he was hit on Route 1 in the Pawcatuck area of Stonington on Wednesday morning.

The impact caused the wheels and seat of his wheelchair to break apart. 

Lanphere succumbed to his injuries on Thursday evening. 

Stonington Police said the accident is currently under investigation. 

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