Your first e-scooter ride will probably land you in the hospital

The death of a British YouTube star in an electronic scooter accident is raising more questions about the safety of this popular form of alternative transportation.

Emily Hartridge, who presented the online series “10 Reasons Why,” was killed in a collision with a truck on Friday in the U.K.’s first death involving an e-scooter. She was 35.

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Her death is the latest incident to raise concerns about the rising number of e-scooter riders hitting the roads and sidewalks, in some cases before the riders have been properly trained to use the vehicle safely.

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