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Man dies after crashing a scooter in North Port on Friday

Posted at 8:28 AM, Aug 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-27 08:28:03-04

NORTH PORT, Fla. -- Police say a man has died, three days after crashing a scooter in North Port.

49-year-old James Reese passed away Monday at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

According to North Port Police, Reese was airlifted there on Friday following a serious crash. They say he was riding a motorized scooter on Grandview Avenue when he crashed into a parked vehicle.

Reese was ejected from the scooter onto the roadway, where he sustained critical injuries.

The crash remains under investigation by the Traffic Homicide Unit.