Moped driver dies in hospital after Pee Dee crash

DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A man injured in a crash in Darlington County last week has died.

Lance Corporal Brent Kelly, spokesman for the South Carolina Highway Patrol, says the crash occurred around 5 a.m. last Wednesday, July 18 on Highway 151.

Kelly says that a tractor trailer was driving north on Highway 151 and swerved in an attempt to miss the moped that was traveling south in the northbound lanes.

The moped struck the rear tires of the trailer.

Kelly adds that the moped driver, a 64-year-old male, was not wearing a helmet.

The moped driver was transported to Carolina Pines, then to Palmetto Health Richland Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries on Friday.

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