Troopers: Moped driver killed in crash with turkey truck - FOX Carolina 21

Troopers: Moped driver killed in crash with turkey truck

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NEWBERRY, SC (FOX Carolina) -

A moped driver died Wednesday night after colliding with a tractor-trailer hauling turkeys in Newberry County, according to troopers.

The Highway Patrol said the fatal crash happened about eight miles west of Newberry along Belfast Road at Glades Road at 8:35 p.m.

Troopers said two vehicles were involved in the crash - the turkey hauler and moped.

Newberry County Coroner Craig Newton said Scotty Lee Ricketts, 23, was driving a moped when it collided with the truck, dying instantly. He said Ricketts was not wearing a helmet.

The driver of the turkey truck was not injured.

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