Milwaukee man riding a rental scooter dead after hit-and-run on Congress Street, police say

A 52-year-old Milwaukee man on electric scooter on city's north side Thursday night was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver, police said.

The man, Robert L. Cocroft, was riding a Lime electric scooter when he was hit by a speeding car and thrown to the sidewalk about 8:45 p.m. on the 3700 block of West Congress Street, a report from the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's office said.

The car didn't stop and fled the scene, the report said. Cocroft suffered multiple serious injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Cocroft was not wearing a helmet, the report said. The area was illuminated by a street light.

Police don't have anyone in custody.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Milwaukee Police at (414) 935-7360 or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at (414) 224-Tips or P3 Tips.

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