Moped riding man killed in crash near Marietta - FOX Carolina 21

Moped riding man killed in crash near Marietta

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MARIETTA, SC (FOX Carolina) -

A man riding a moped was killed in a crash near Marietta on Thursday evening.

The crash happened just before 6 p.m. near the intersection of River Falls and McCarson roads.

Troopers said the man, identified as 65-year-old Sherman Rider, of Marietta, was traveling north on River Falls Road, when the moped went off the right side of the road and hit a guardrail. They said the man was thrown from the moped.

Rider, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was not wearing a helmet, according to the Greenville County Coroner's Office.

The cause of the crash was under investigation.

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