BK deliveryman struck by texting teen dies

BROOKLYN - ? A Brooklyn deliveryman struck by a teenager who was texting while she was driving has died.

Tian Sheng Lin, 53, was reportedly making a left turn on his scooter on Avenue P near East 17th Street when Necama Rothberger, 19, struck him while making the same turn. Police say Rothberger was distracted because she was texting while driving.

A lawyer for Lin?s family says he died on Sept. 24 after being on life support for weeks. Rothberger has been charged with reckless driving but those charges could be upgraded.

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