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Eastchester Crash That Killed Pelham Man Investigated

Eastchester Police are still investigating a scooter accident that killed a Pelham man.
Eastchester Police are still investigating a scooter accident that killed a Pelham man. Photo Credit: File

PELHAM, N.Y.-- A scooter crash in Eastchester that killed a Pelham man is under investigation, according to LoHud.com .

Officials from Eastchester and Westchester County are still trying to determine what made 9-year-old James J. Burns lose control of his scooter on Highland Avenue near Howland Place, LoHud.com reported.

A witness told police that Burns lost control of the scooter, rode into the woods and came out, but crashed. Even though Burns was wearing a helmet, he still suffered massive head trauma, and died at Sound Shore Medical Center in New Rochelle, according to LoHud.com.

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