A Columbia man has died after wrecking his motorized scooter on South Beltline Boulevard.
Douglas M. James, 50, Edmund Road, was operating the scooter south in the 800 block of the road when he lost control around 5:15 p.m. and ran off the road, Richland County Coroner Gary Watts said.
James was not wearing a helmet at died at the scene from head trauma.
The wreck is being investigated by the Columbia Police Department.
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