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Utah girl on scooter dies after colliding with SUV

March 28, 2019

VINEYARD, Utah (AP) — Authorities say 6-year-old Utah girl was killed after she collided with an SUV while she rode her battery powered scooter in a neighborhood.

Utah County Sheriff Sgt. Spencer Cannon said in a news release Thursday that Annie Gonzalez was struck Wednesday afternoon while she came down an incline on her scooter into the path of an SUV.

Cannon says investigators don’t think the SUV driver was negligent or careless and he has tested negative for drugs and alcohol. The driver is not expected to be charged.

The girl died at the scene after suffering injuries to her head and upper body.

Vineyard is a city of about 6,000 people located about 40 miles (64 kilometers) south of Salt Lake City near Orem.