Moped driver dies in crash with tractor-trailer on South Carolina highway

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SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) — A moped driver was killed Wednesday morning in a crash in Spartanburg County.

It happened at about 6:40 a.m. on Highway 101 near Greenpond Road, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The driver of a 2020 moped and the driver of a 2004 Peterbilt tractor-trailer were both going south on Highway 101 when the tractor-trailer hit the moped from behind, troopers said. The driver of the moped died at the scene.

Officials said the moped driver was not wearing a helmet.

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