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Published: Tuesday, 8/10/2004

Girl riding scooter struck by car, dies

LAMBERTVILLE - A Bedford Township girl was killed last night when she was struck while riding an electric scooter at Arzella Drive and Maplewood Avenue, Monroe County sheriff's deputies said.

Sandra Wingate, 9, of Douglas Road was pronounced dead at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center shortly after the accident.

Deputies said she was westbound on Arzella about 7:45 p.m., riding a small Mongoose electric scooter, and was hit by a pickup driven by Deborah Oshail, 28, of Bedford Township, traveling north on Maplewood.

A stop sign is posted on Arzella. The accident remains under investigation.

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