Poor lighting conditions seemingly led to the fatal scooter accident early Friday that killed 25-year-old Roger Seltzer.
Metro police said Seltzer, of Brick Drive, was driving home after work at 4 a.m. Friday on Brick Church Lane when his scooter hit a downed tree. The impact threw Seltzer off of the scooter, causing him to hit a large tree branch and land on a downed power line.
He suffered serious head trauma despite wearing a helmet, police said. The area where the accident occurred was very dark and the scooter’s light provided little illumination.