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Man killed in scooter accident in High Point identified

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HIGH POINT, N.C. — One man was killed in an accident that involved a passenger vehicle and a scooter Tuesday night.

The accident happened near the intersection of Brentwood Street and Leonard Avenue around 9:30 p.m.

The rider of the scooter, Wayne Timothy Comer, 47, of High Point, was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police say Comer was traveling south on Brentwood Street when he was struck by a Chevrolet Equinox that was being driven by 52-year-old Salvatore Castigila, of High Point.

Initial reports indicate Castiglia turned west onto Leonard Avenue into the path of Comer’s scooter. The accident is under investigation. No charges have been filed.

Anyone with further information about the incident are encouraged to contact the High Point Police Traffic Division at 336-887-7969.

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