Police: Elderly man on motorized scooter struck, killed by miniv - KMOV.com

Police: Elderly man on motorized scooter struck, killed by minivan in South County

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SOUTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOV.com) -

A 79-year-old man has been identified as the victim killed in an accident that took place Saturday night. 

Police say around 8:00 p.m. the driver of the minivan was traveling southbound on Telegraph Road preparing for a turn into the nearby shopping plaza. Meanwhile, Alan Landis  was traveling northbound on Telegraph Road on a motorized scooter.

While attempting the turn, police say the minivan struck the scooter. The driver of the scooter was taken to a local hospital for life saving treatment but later succumbed to the injuries sustained in the accident.

The driver of the minivan, a man in his 40s, was not injured. He is cooperating with police during the investigation of the accident.

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