BRANDON, FL – State troopers said a man riding a motor scooter was killed in an accident in Brandon on Thursday night, according to the Tampa Bay Times.
The incident happened as the man was entering the driveway of a Walmart store on State Road 60 at about 10 p.m. The Florida Highway Patrol said the scooter was making a left turn when it was struck by a westbound Toyota Camry. The scooter rider, a 36-year-old man from Valrico, was pronounced dead at the scene. His name was not immediately released.
The Toyota driver, a 22-year-old Valrico woman, and a 1-year-old boy who was her passenger were not injured in the crash.
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