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One dead in early morning scooter crash

A Red Wing man died after his scooter and a car collided shortly before 6 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Highway 61 and Hill Street in Red Wing, the Minnesota State Patrol said.

Michael Szymanski, 49, was driving the scooter eastbound on Highway 61 when he collided with a Chevy Malibu driven by Nicholas Sparby, 29, of Red Wing, as he was turning left off of Hill Street, a crash report states.

Sparby sustained no apparent injuries, the State Patrol said.

Red Wing Police and Fire and Ambulance assisted on the scene, Police Chief Roger Pohlman said.