One Dead in Scooter-Pickup Truck Collision

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LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. – A person was killed and three others suffered minor injuries after a collision between a motorized scooter and a pickup truck on 291 Highway early Friday morning.

According to police, the scooter was travelling northbound on 291 near the intersection of NE Deerbrook Terrace around 12:30 a.m. when it collided with a truck in the intersection attempting to cross the highway.

The driver of the scooter was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger on the scooter was treated at the scene for minor injuries and released. The driver of the pickup truck and passenger were both treated and released at the scene.

Police have not released the identity of the victim pending notification of the family. The accident is under investigation.

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