Highway 52 accident kills man driving moped

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A man driving a moped was killed Thursday after an accident on Highway 52 in Berkeley County.

The Berkeley County coroner's office said that around 6:15 a.m. Thursday a moped was traveling north on Highway 52 in the Santee Circle community when it was struck from behind by a vehicle. The driver of the moped was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The victim's name is being withheld pending notification of the next of kin. He was wearing a helmet and a reflective vest. The name will be released when notification is made to family members.

The accident is under investigation be the Berkeley County Coroner's Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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