Man killed in accident involving scooter, van in Virginia Beach

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – Police are investigating a fatal accident that happened at the intersection of Gloria Place and Wolfsnare Road Thursday morning.

Police say the emergency call came in at 11:45 a.m. The head-on collision involved a 2003 Ford Windstar minivan and a man on a 2012 Tao Tao scooter , according to police.

The driver of the scooter was heading east on Wolfsnare, the van was heading west on Wolfsnare and then made a left onto Gloria Place when the accident happened, according to police.

The man on the scooter was pronounced dead at the scene. Police identified him as 52-year-old David Benabou of Virginia Beach.

The driver of the minivan was charged with failing to yield while turning left and was released on a summons.

Police say alcohol nor speed were a factor in the accident.

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