PRINCETON  (AP) — A 78-year-old Princeton man is dead after a motor vehicle hit his scooter.

According to the Itasca County Sheriff's Office, Eugene Paul Zeroth rode his Rascal scooter into the path of a vehicle on County Road 29, about 15 miles west of Bigfork, at about noon Saturday.

Zeroth died on the scene.

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