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59-Year-Old Man Is Dead After Crashing Electric Scooter in Astoria Tuesday

Angelo Gonzalez died when he lost control of his scooter near the Astoria Houses NYCHA complex (Google Maps)

Sept. 16, 2020 By Michael Dorgan

A 59-year-old man is dead after he lost control of his electric scooter and crashed near the Astoria Houses NYCHA complex Tuesday.

Angelo Gonzalez, an Astoria resident, was found unconscious by police–who were responding to a 911 call–on the roadway at Astoria Boulevard and 8th Street at around 4:45 p.m.

Gonzalez was traveling west on Astoria Boulevard when he lost control of his scooter and hit the ground, police said.

He was transported by EMS to Mount Sinai Hospital Queens where he was pronounced dead.

Gonzalez lived a short distance away from the scene near 27th Avenue and 2nd Street.

No further details were given by police who said that the investigation is ongoing.

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