Driver dead after crashing scooter on private property in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash involving a motorized scooter in Richmond’s east end Tuesday evening.

Police tell 8News they responded to the accident shortly before 7:30 p.m. and found an adult male victim lying on private property in the 2000 block of Creighton Road. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the victim ran into a steel wire, which caused the wreck. The incident remains under investigation.

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