2010-08-18 / News Briefs

Scooter crash results in one dead

A Richmond man who was driving a Kymco scooter was involved in a single-vehicle crash that resulted in the driver’s death and the injury of a passenger, according to WRIC news.

According to police, Jerry Coates lost control of the scooter, left the roadway and struck a tree in the 11100 block of Chalkley Road at about 11 p.m. on Aug. 11. Coates was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger was taken to VCU Medical Center with nonlife threatening injuries.

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