Gaffney man dies day after thrown from moped - FOX Carolina 21

Gaffney man dies day after thrown from moped

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GAFFNEY, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The Cherokee County Coroner said he is investigating a Gaffney man's death after he wrecked his moped and died a day after the accident.

Coroner Dennis Fowler said Jonathan Peterson, 26, died at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center after his moped crashed along Green River Road about 5 p.m. Monday.

Peterson ran off the side of the road along a curve, hitting a culvert, Fowler said. He said Peterson was not wearing a helmet and was thrown from the moped.

An autopsy will be performed in Newberry on Wednesday, Fowler said.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is also investigating the wreck.

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