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.