Brooklyn Park 8-Year-Old Hit, Killed by SUV

Updated: 09/09/2013 1:53 PM
Created: 09/09/2013 1:28 PM
By: Jennie Olson

An 8-year-old Brooklyn Park boy died after he was hit by an SUV while riding his scooter in New Germany, Minn.

The accident happened around 8:24 p.m. Friday on Stave Avenue. According to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, Lorenzo Divi Cotto was visiting family in New Germany and was riding a non-motorized scooter in the street when he was hit by an SUV driven by a 62-year-old man from Waverly, Minn.

The driver stopped immediately and cooperated during the investigation. Police say there were no signs of impairment.

The boy was sent to Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia where he was pronounced dead.

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