Bob Farster Killed While Crossing Street in Wheelchair
Prescott, Arizona—Bob Farster, age 62 from Wilhoit, was killed after he was struck while crossing a street in his wheelchair.
The accident occurred at the intersection of Fair Street and Gail Gardner at about 10:45 a.m. on Thursday. Mr. Farster was crossing Gail Gardner in a marked crosswalk when he was hit by a pickup truck driven by Clifford Post that was turning onto Gail Gardner.
Following the accident, Mr. Farster was transported to Flagstaff Medical Center where he passed away due to his injuries.
Mr. Farster was a U.S. Air Force veteran who recently lost his leg below the knee. He was an advocate for MATFORCE, which aimed to keep teens and young adults away form drugs and alcohol
The accident remains under investigation, although police do not believe that impairment was a factor.
We offer our condolences to Mr. Farster's family and friends, as well as those people whose lives he impacted through his volunteer activities.
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