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Man on scooter dies in Norcross wreck

NORCROSS -- A 72-year-old Norcross man driving a scooter on Beaver Ruin Road died in a two-vehicle crash Saturday at the intersection of Indian Trail, police said.

Capt. Brian Harr with Norcross Police said the man died at the scene following a collision with a passenger vehicle.

The road was reopened after being closed for several hours on Saturday afternoon. Traffic was diverted through the parking lots of area strip malls while rescue officials cleared wreckage from the roadway.

Harr said that Norcross Police would be handling the investigation, and that there was "no word on charges" as of about 9 p.m. Saturday.

The man's name has not yet been released pending notification of next of kin.