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Detectives Investigating Fatal Motor Scooter/Vehicle Collision in West Seattle

A man driving a motor scooter was killed on Friday afternoon in a collision in the 4500 block of Beach Drive Southwest.

At approximately 3:20 p.m., the driver of a sedan parked on the east side of Beach Drive Southwest pulled into the lanes of travel to attempt a U-turn. A man driving a motor scooter traveling north on Beach Drive attempted to avoid the car when it pulled out into traffic, but the two collided. Good Samaritans performed CPR on the 61-year-old victim until Seattle Fire Department medics arrived and took over. SFD pronounced the man deceased at the scene.

Detectives from the Traffic Collision Investigations Squad responded to the scene and are investigating.