Scooter crash turns fatal in Prince George’s Co.

A crash involving an electric scooter turned fatal in Prince George’s County, Maryland, Wednesday night.

According to Prince George’s County police, a man was riding a scooter in Bowie around 5:30 p.m. when he ran into an SUV as it pulled out of a shopping center on Highbridge Road.

He was taken to a local hospital and was pronounced dead a short while later.

Investigators are still looking into the circumstances leading up to the crash.

Below is a map of where the crash occurred.

Laura Spitalniak

Laura Spitalniak joined the WTOP edit desk at the beginning of 2020. She previously worked at WAMU, ABC News and CBS News. She is a graduate of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism and the daughter of a librarian.

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