Woman killed, child hurt by pickup truck while riding motorized scooter in Brooklyn

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Thursday, July 14, 2022
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A mother was killed, and a 6-year-old son was injured while riding a motorized scooter when they were hit by a pickup truck in Brooklyn Wednesday night.

EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A mother was killed, and a 6-year-old son was injured while riding a motorized scooter when they were hit by a pickup truck in Brooklyn Wednesday night.

Police responded to 1521 Dean St. in the East Flatbush section around 6:25 p.m.

Officers found a 32-year-old woman lying in the roadway with head trauma.

They also found a 6-year-old boy who suffered cuts to his face.

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The woman was taken to Interfaith Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.

The child was also taken to the hospital and is in stable condition.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the woman and child were riding on a motorized scooter when they were struck by a Ford Escape SUV as it was exiting a driveway.

The driver remained on scene and was not injured.

The investigation is ongoing.

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