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News: Police seeking suspect in fatal scooter crash
DENVER, CO – Police are turning to the public for help finding the hit-and-run driver who cost a scooter rider his life early last month.
#Denver, do you recognize any of these people? They are persons of interest and are connected to a vehicle that was involved in a fatal hit and run crash that killed one person and seriously injured another. If you have any info, call @CrimeStoppersCO at 720-913-2000! pic.twitter.com/JQKNe88qNd
— Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) October 20, 2020
News 9 reports that the deadly collision happened at about 1:30 a.m. on September 7, when a vehicle crashed into 26-year-old Christopher Patton and a group of four standup scooter riders at the intersection of 14th and Arapahoe Streets. Patton was knocked onto the sidewalk, receiving a fatal head injury. A second man was taken to a nearby hospital, but has since been released.
Denver police eventually caught up to the vehicle involved in the crash, a silver two-door 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt, on October 15. However, they have not yet apprehended its driver. In a press conference held this morning, they asked that anyone with knowledge of the vehicle and its driver to contact them as soon as possible.
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