Victim in fatal moped crash identified

Victim in fatal moped crash identified

MARLBORO COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – The Marlboro County Coroner's Office has identified a man killed while driving a moped.

South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating after reporting the moped was struck by a car on Highway 38 Friday night, killing the driver of the moped.

That driver is identified by Marlboro County Coroner Tim Brown as 29 year-old, Jospeh McIntyre of Bennettsville

According to Lance Corporal Matt Southern with SCHP, the accident happened around 8:30 pm, after a 1997 Jeep SUV struck a moped.

McIntyre was not wearing a helmet, and was airlifted to McLeod Hospital were they died as a result of their injuries.

Both the Jeep and the moped were traveling westbound on Highway 38 South. The driver of the Jeep was wearing a seat belt and was uninjured.

This accident is under investigation, check back with WMBF News for more information.

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