Scooter operator dies after crash with car in St. Louis Park

A St. Louis Park man is dead after a collision involving his scooter-type vehicle and a car Wednesday morning.

According to the city of St. Louis Park, the crash occurred at the intersection of 28th Street West and Quentin Avenue. The man was driving a step-through scooter similar to a Vespa. 

Officers and firefighters gave medical attention to the scooter operator before he was transported to an area hospital. There, he died from his injuries.

Thursday, the deceased man was identified as 88-year-old Constantine Legeros. Police say he was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, but state law does not require him to do so. 

The driver of the car cooperated with authorities and police say there is no indication of criminal activity, including drugs or alcohol, in connection with the crash.

Police say the driver of the car had the right of way in the crash.