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How Riders, Cities And Companies Can Keep Boise E-Scooter Users Safe

John Bazemore
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Last weekend, a 16-year-old e-scooter rider in Boise was struck and killed by a truck while riding through a crosswalk. The other teen rider on the scooter was taken to a hospital and treated for injuries. The accident has reignited conversations about who is responsible for the safety of riders. Idaho Matters is joined by a University of Washington pediatrician about what cities, users and companies can do to prevent crashes and injuries. 

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Frankie Barnhill is the Senior Producer of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show and podcast. She's always interested in hearing surprising and enlightening stories about life in the West. Have an idea for Idaho Matters? Drop her a line!