via News5:

A 19-year-old man was arrested Saturday night after hitting a woman on an electric scooter, according to Cleveland police.

Authorities said a speeding Chevrolet Cruz on E. 9th Street hit an Icon G electric scooter operated by a 21-year -old woman in front of the car. The woman was ejected onto the street around 10 p.m. and taken to MetroHealth where she was pronounced dead, according to police.

The 19-year-old driver was not injured, but he was taken to St. Vincent Charity Medical Center downtown for evaluation. Officials then took him to the Cuyahoga County jail where he was booked for aggravated vehicular homicide.

Police believe the man was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the incident.

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