One dead after moped crashes into tree in Lexington County

Troopers report a person died after they lost control of their moped hitting a tree in Lexington County.
Published: May. 14, 2023 at 11:49 AM EDT
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LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WIS) - Troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol (SCHP) report a scooterist is dead after the moped they were operating crashed into a tree.

Master Trooper Mitchell Ridgeway says around 8:23 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, a scooterist was riding a 2022 Tian moped on Windsor Park Drive about one mile north of Lexington when the driver lost control of the moped and crashed into a tree.

According to troopers, the scooterist was pronounced dead at the scene, and the crash remains under investigation by the SCHP.

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