Man operating mobility scooter struck, killed by vehicle in Troy

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Posted at 9:28 AM, Nov 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-15 09:28:44-05

TROY, Mich. (WXYZ) — A man who was operating a personal mobility scooter was struck and killed by a car in Troy Thursday night.

Police say the scooter operator was crossing improperly on John R near Isabell and was hit by a 2005 Ford Taurus. He was not within a crosswalk at the time of the incident. The deceased man did not have identification and has not been identified, police say.

The driver of the Taurus was not injured. Police say neither alcohol or drugs are believed to be factors.

John R was closed for approximately 2.5 hours for the investigation.

Witnesses are asked to contact Troy Police at 248-524-3477.