Man dead in moped crash in Greenville Co.

GREENVILLE CO., SC (WSPA) – The coroner says one man has died after a crash involving a moped at the corner of Godfrey Rd. and Batesville Rd.

The crash happened around 6:30 p.m.

The Greenville County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as 38-year-old Robert Elton Purnell of Jacksonville, FL. He died at the scene after crashing into an SUV that was trying to cross Batesville Rd.

The moped driver was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

Highway Patrol says charges are pending for the juvenile driver of the SUV.

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