Troopers say the crash happened about 11:00 pm on Highway 65 1 mile north of Branson in Taney County.
Killed was the driver of the scooter, Joshua Wood, 29, of Big Sandy, Tennessee.
Investigators say the scooter was either moving slowly or had stopped on the highway when the SUV hit it from behind.
Wood was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the SUV was not injured.
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