A teen riding a scooter was hit by a truck in Elizabeth Wednesday night, according to witnesses and initial reports.
The 16-year-old was struck by a tow truck at Spring Street and Elizabeth Avenue around 8 p.m. and later died, officials said. The truck driver remained at the scene.
The boy was riding a Lime e-scooter obtained through the city's share program, which was just launched a few weeks ago.
The boy's name has not been released.
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