Scooter Rider Arrested on Suspicion of DUI in Collision That Killed Man on Venice Sidewalk

The victim fell and struck his head after the crash on Lincoln Boulevard, police said.

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An electric scooter rider was arrested on suspicion of DUI in a collision Saturday night that killed a man walking on a Venice sidewalk.

A man and woman were riding on the rented scooter when it struck the man on Lincoln Boulevard, Los Angeles police said. The man on the scooter was arrested on suspicion of DUI. 

Details about the victim’s identity and age were not immediately available. 

The man fell and struck his head on the sidewalk after he was hit by the scooter, police said. 

The riders remained at the scene. 

Scooters should only be operated on a bicycle path, trail or bikeway, not on a sidewalk, according to the California Department of Motor Vehicles

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