Driver Kills a Man Riding Motorized Scooter Near Liberty Park


In a tragic incident on Friday evening, a man riding a motorized scooter was fatally struck by a vehicle near the intersection of North 12th Avenue and West Washington Street, as reported by AZFamily.

The victim, identified as 60-year-old Edwin Rodriguez, was traveling along Washington Street when the accident occurred.

Around 8:20 p.m., a driver heading westbound collided with Rodriguez, causing severe injuries.

Emergency responders quickly arrived at the scene and transported Rodriguez to a nearby hospital. Despite their efforts, he was pronounced dead upon arrival.

The driver involved in the incident remained at the location and fully cooperated with law enforcement officials during their investigation.

Authorities are continuing to look into the circumstances surrounding the collision to determine any contributing factors.

The incident serves as a stark reminder of the dangers faced by individuals on motorized scooters and the need for increased awareness and caution among all road users.

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