Pickup hits, kills Live Oak man on scooter

A pickup hit and killed a 53-year-old Live Oak man operating a motorized scooter on NW County Road 250 at the intersection of 217th Road west of Live Oak on Friday evening.
A pickup hit and killed a 53-year-old Live Oak man operating a motorized scooter on NW County Road 250 at the intersection of 217th Road west of Live Oak on Friday evening.

A pickup struck the rear of a motorized scooter west of Live Oak, killing a 53-year-old Live Oak man on Friday evening.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) release, a 21-year-old Live Oak man driving a pickup westbound on NW County Road 250 around 7:45 p.m. was approaching the intersection of 217th Road when he hit the rear of a motorized scooter directly in front of him in the right lane.

The pickup came to a controlled stop on the right grassy shoulder following the collision and the scooter came to a final rest on the right grassy shoulder behind the pickup, according to the release.

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Emergency responders said the scooter operator succumbed to his injures on scene and the FHP is investigating the incident. 

County Rd 250 and 217th Rd - Live Oak map

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