Man killed in hit-and-run scooter accident

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CLEVELAND – A 56-year-old man died when the scooter he was riding on was hit by another vehicle on Cleveland’s east side.

Maurice Cowan of Shaker Heights was driving his 2006 Kymco scooter near East 130th and Kinsman Roads early Sunday morning. ¬†Cleveland police said in a release, a tan vehicle, reported to be “operating recklessly” came up from behind the scooter, hitting the scooter and throwing Cowan into the road.

The tan vehicle left the scene heading east on Kinsman Road.

Police are asking that anyone with information related to this incident contact the Accident Investigation Unit at 216-623-5295.