WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — A man riding a scooter was fatally struck by a van in Waterbury Thursday morning.
Waterbury police responded to the 1000 block of Meriden Road just before 6:30 a.m. and found a van that had collided with a scooter.
The scooter operator, identified by police as 31-year-old Jose Mercado of Waterbury, was transported to Saint Mary’s Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The driver of the van was evaluated on scene and did not require medical attention.
No charges have been filed.
The crash is under investigation by the Waterbury Police Department’s Crash Reconstruction Unit. Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to reach out to the CRU at (203) 346-3975.