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1 Dead After Mom Riding Scooter With 6-Year-Old Son Slams Into Brooklyn SUV: Cops

The child survived with lacerations to his face, police said

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A mother was killed after she crashed into a vehicle backing out of a driveway in Brooklyn while driving a scooter Wednesday night — with her 6-year-old son riding on the back, police and law enforcement sources say.

Cops said an SUV was backing out of a Dean Street driveway in Crown Heights around 6:30 p.m. An MTA bus stopped to let it back out, which is when the NYPD says the 32-year-old mother on the scooter went to pass the pass.

She crashed into the SUV instead, authorities said. Neither she nor her son was wearing a helmet at the time. Authorities said the scooter wasn't registered, either.

The mother was pronounced dead at a hospital a short time after the accident. Her son was being treated for cuts to his face but was expected to survive. Their identities have not been released.

The driver of the SUV remained at the scene.

An investigation is ongoing.

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