MAN ON SCOOTER KILLED AFTER CRASHING IN BACKYARD

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office
PIO Number:
20-9-34
BSO Case Number:
12-2009-003280
Date:
Sept. 29, 2020
Time:
Unknown
Jurisdiction:
Oakland Park
Place of Occurrence:
1573 N.E. 35th St., Oakland Park
Victim(s):
Andrew Scutt, 24, 1/12/1996, male, 1573 N.E. 35th St., Oakland Park (DECEASED)

Description of Incident:
A 24-year-old man dies after crashing his scooter in his backyard.

At approximately 10:42 a.m. Sept. 29, Broward County Regional Communications received a call in reference to a traffic crash at 1573 N.E. 35th St. in Oakland Park.

Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies responded and located a male victim, identified as Andrew Scutt, lying unresponsive in his backyard of the residence and pronounced him deceased on scene.

BSO Traffic Homicide detectives’ preliminary investigation revealed that Scutt, riding his 2020 Revolution X Speedfight scooter, entered the backyard through a gate on the west side of the residence. As Scutt proceeded through the gate, travelling northbound through the yard, he struck a privacy fence and was ejected from the scooter. Scutt was not wearing a helmet at the time.

Detectives are investigating the cause of the crash and an approximate time of crash.

INVESTIGATORS:
Dets. Slagle-Grant, Williams & Wiley, THI
Sgt. Hager, THI; Oakland Park

THIS REPORT BY:
Sergeant Donald Prichard/PIO-Sworn
9/30/2020 1400