A young man was pronounced dead after his scooter and a flatbed truck collided on the night of Oct. 23, police said.

Ryan Adams, 20, was near Island Department Store in Duffs Bottom when his scooter was struck at approximately 9:45 p.m., police reported.

He was taken by ambulance to Peebles Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Details surrounding the wreck are still unclear and investigations are ongoing, according to Police Information Officer Akia Thomas.

Police have not named the truck driver, and when asked if he has been charged, Ms. Thomas responded that there were no updates she could provide.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the police at 311 or 368-9339.


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