High Point man killed in scooter accident
HIGH POINT, N.C. — A man is dead following a scooter accident that happened Thursday evening.
The accident happened around 7 p.m. on Old Plank Road.
High Point police say that Keith Evan Martin, 56, of High Point, was traveling southbound on Old Plank Road. When he reached a mini-circle he failed to negotiate the devices embedded in the roadway, lost control, was thrown from his scooter and killed.
Despite wearing a helmet, police say he died at the scene as a result of head injuries.