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Waterford man dies in overnight scooter crash on Gold Star Bridge

Izaskun E. Larraneta

Publication: theday.com

Published August 11. 2014 4:27PM   Updated August 11. 2014 4:34PM

Groton - A Waterford man died early Monday morning when police said the scooter he was riding on the Gold Star Memorial highway pedestrian walkway struck a concrete barrier, ejecting him from the vehicle.

Police said the accident was reported at 12:54 a.m. when a pedestrian came upon the unresponsive male and his scooter.

The man, later identified at Edward Gladue Jr., 52, of 204 Butlertown Road, was take to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, where he later died of severe head injuries, police said.

Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is asked to call state police at (860) 848-6500.

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