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23-Year-Old St. Pete Man Killed When Run Over After Falling Off Scooter By Hit And Run Driver

ST. PETERSBURG, FL. – A 23-year-old St. Pete man was run over by a vehicle after falling off of his scooter early Sunday morning.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, on Sunday at 3:30 AM, a 23-year-old St. Petersburg man operating an electric scooter was attempting to cross over a raised concrete median dividing SR-693 (Pasadena Ave) near 51st Avenue North. 

Troopers say the man fell off the scooter and onto the inside southbound lane of SR-693 and path of an unknown type of vehicle. 

The vehicle struck the man who suffered fatal injuries at the crash scene as the vehicle continued without stopping. 

Anyone with information regarding this crash is asked to contact Crime Stoppers or the FHP by calling 813-558-1800.

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