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11-year-old dies after scooter crash

11-year-old dies after scooter crash

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (970 WFLA)St. Petersburg police said an 11-year-old died after riding her scooter into a truck.

It happened Friday night just after six p.m., according to St. Pete police.

Police said the 11-year-old girl and another child were riding scooters on 58th Avenue Northeast, just east of 1st Street North when the girl attempted to cross 1st street north, but only looked to the south prior to leaving the safety of the east curb line. She then rode her scooter into the driver's side of the passing f150 and was run over by the left rear wheel of the vehicle, according to police.

Police said the girl was taken to a local hospital, but later died as a result of her injuries.

There are no pending charges at this time, police said.

 

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