BK deliveryman struck by texting teen dies

? 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

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.

Man critically injured by texting teenager

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