Scooterist struck, killed by driver in Fort Pierce
FORT PIERCE, FL – According to WPTV5 News, a 61-year-old male scooterist was struck and killed by a driver in Fort Pierce on Wednesday morning.
Authorities say the accident took place shortly before 5:15 a.m. in the 4500 block of Glades Cut Off Road when a 61-year-old man was riding a 49cc Mototec Scooter and was rear-ended by a driver in a Ford F-150 truck. The rider was ejected from the scooter in the impact.
The scooterist was killed in the collision and pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Ford F-150 was not injured.
No other details have been released at this time. We will update this post as further information becomes available.
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