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Police and fire


Stolen scooter in crash; 1 hurt

At 2:55 p.m. Thursday, Fort Wayne police officers were sent to the 4900 block of Avondale Drive about a crash involving a scooter.

A man was transported in serious condition to a local hospital, where he was initially downgraded to critical condition, according to a statement issued by the city police department.

After he was treated, police said the man was upgraded to fair condition.

The scooter was reported stolen out of Allen County in November 2012. Police said the scooter was the only vehicle involved and that the rider lost control.