Woman struck while riding motorized scooter dies at local hospital

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WACO, Texas (KWTX) Sherry Lynn Wood, 63, of Waco, who rode her motorized scooter into the path of an oncoming vehicle, later died at Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Medical Center, police said Wednesday.

Wood was injured at around 4:45 p.m. Monday near the H-E-B store at the intersection of North 19th Street and Park Lake Drive.

She died Monday evening.

“The initial investigation is that Ms. Wood, for some reason rolled her scooter into the oncoming vehicle’s path,” Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said Wednesday.

“It was obvious Ms. Wood had injuries but they were not believed to be life-threatening,” he said.

The accident is under investigation.