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CSP: Driver hits and kills person on scooter

Troopers said the crash involved a person believed to be in a Mazda and a person riding a red moped-type scooter.

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Troopers are looking for the driver who hit and killed a man riding a scooter in Lakewood on Saturday night. 

According to the Colorado State Patrol, around 11:30 p.m. Saturday, troopers were called to a crash near Wadsworth Boulevard and West Coal Mine Avenue. 

CSP said the crash involved a red moped-type scooter and another vehicle. They said the scooter was street-legal and was traveling in a traffic lane. The person on the scooter, a 22-year-old man from Littleton, was killed in the crash. 

Troopers said the driver of the vehicle fled the scene of the crash. CSP believes the driver was in a Mazda, but did not indicate what model. 

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact the CSP dispatch center at 303-239-4501 and reference case #1A231431.



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