Man dies after crashing scooter into stone wall in Griswold


GRISWOLD, Conn. (WTNH) — A man has died after a scooter accident in Griswold on Wednesday night.

According to Connecticut State Police Troopers, at approximately 8:25 p.m., they received a call for an accident involving a scooter crashing into a stone wall. Police say 33-year-old Justin Roode, of Griswold, was traveling east on Norman Road when he struck a stone wall located on the right shoulder of the roadway.

Roode was ejected from the scooter and pronounced dead on scene.

Troopers confirmed that Roode was the only person on the scooter at the time of the accident.

As a result of the accident, Norman Road between Route 141 and Hopeville Road (Route 201) was closed for several hours but has since reopened.

The accident remains under investigation.

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