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'Morning Edition' Returns: Wheelchair Road Warrior

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'Morning Edition' Returns: Wheelchair Road Warrior

'Morning Edition' Returns: Wheelchair Road Warrior

'Morning Edition' Returns: Wheelchair Road Warrior

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A 73-year-old Milwaukee man who's transportation service failed to show decided to make his own way to a doctor's appointment — he started driving down the interstate in his motorized wheelchair at about 5 mph. Other drivers called the police, who gave the man a warning.