Young Boy Killed In New Germany 09 Sep 13

An 8-year-old boy riding a scooter in New Germany was struck and killed by a car over the weekend. Authorities say Lorenzo Cotto, of Brooklyn Park, was at a family birthday party and was on his scooter when he was hit by a car on Highway 33 Saturday. The boy was rushed to Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia, where he was later pronounced dead. The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating.