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Man, 90, Riding Electric Scooter Fatally Injured In Vehicle Crash

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A 90-year-old man riding an electric wheelchair scooter was struck and killed by a car Saturday in La Jolla.

The crash occurred at 6600 La Jolla Boulevard around 4:30 p.m., according to San Diego police Officer Robert Helms.

The driver of the vehicle was an 80-year-old woman, Helms said. She was driving north on La Jolla Boulevard when the crash happened.

The man was transported to a hospital, where he later died, he said. His name was withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The driver remained at the scene.

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