Coroner identifies moped driver killed in accident in Spartanbur - FOX Carolina 21

Coroner identifies moped driver killed in accident in Spartanburg Co.; SUV driver charged

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Scene of accident on North Pine Street. (10/3/17 FOX Carolina) Scene of accident on North Pine Street. (10/3/17 FOX Carolina)
SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The Spartanburg County coroner responded the scene of an accident involving a moped on North Pine Street Tuesday afternoon.

Spartanburg Police say the collision occurred on North Pine Street at Langdon Street around 4:-05 p.m. They say a male and female were traveling north on North Pine Street when their moped collided with an SUV.

The male driver of the moped was pronounced dead on scene by the coroner, they said. He was later identified by the coroner as 29-year-old Robbie Earl Massey of Spartanburg. Massey's official cause and manner of death will be determined after all examinations are completed.

The female on the moped was transported to the hospital by EMS for treatment.

Police say the SUV was attempting to make a left hand turn onto Langdon Street from North Pine Street when it was struck by the moped. The driver in the SUV was not injured.

Police say the driver of the SUV will be charged with failure to yield the right of way.

FOX Carolina is working to learn more.

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