Car strikes scooter, killing 1 in North Tampa

TAMPA, FL – One person died Monday morning when a vehicle collided with a scooter at a busy Tampa intersection, reports WFLA News 8.

Police say the incident happened just before 7:30 a.m. near the intersection of Nebraska Avenue North and Bougainvillea Avenue East.

Authorities have not yet released the name of the 20-year-old scooter rider, who died from serious injuries sustained in the crash.

It’s unclear at this time how the accident happened. Officials closed the intersection in the vicinity of the collision for several hours.

A full investigation is underway.

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