8-year-old dies in scooter crash

NEW GERMANY, Minn. (AP) — An 8-year-old boy riding a scooter in New Germany has been struck and killed by a car.

Authorities say Lorenzo Cotto, of Brooklyn Park, was at a family birthday party and was on his scooter when he was hit by a car on Highway 33 Saturday. KMSP-TV (http://bit.ly/1etacrZ ) says the boy was rushed to Ridgeview Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating.

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Information from: KMSP-TV, http://www.myfox9.com

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