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Man riding electric scooter fatally struck by teen driver in Balboa Park

SAN DIEGO, CA – A man riding an electric scooter was fatally struck by a driver in the Balboa Park area late last night, according to the Times of San Diego.

The crash occurred in the 2800 block of Pershing Drive, near 26th Street, just before 11 p.m., when the 17-year-old driver of a 2012 Mazda 3 collided with a person on an electric scooter in the bike lane.

The scooter rider, a 35-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

It is unclear if the teenage driver was hurt in the crash.

The accident remains under investigation at this time. Those with information on the crash are asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

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