Moped driver killed in I-85 crash near Henderson

HENDERSON, N.C. (WNCN) – Henderson police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Interstate 85 southbound between the 214 and 213 mile markers.

Authorities say a person was riding a moped shortly after 5 a.m. when a collision took place with another vehicle.

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The moped driver was ejected and remained in the roadway. Police say a commercial vehicle then collided with victim who was still in the road.

The driver of the moped was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The incident closed I-85 southbound for hours.

Police have not released the name of the victim and say no charges have been filed at this time.

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