Moped driver killed in Oconee Co. crash

OCONEE CO., SC (WSPA) – The driver of a moped has died after a crash along Highway 59 in Oconee County, Wednesday evening.

Troopers say the moped did not have any lights on when the moped was struck from behind by a Jeep near Cleveland Creek Road.

The driver of the moped was not wearing a helmet and was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene, according to Highway Patrol.

The driver of the Jeep was not hurt in the crash.

The Oconee County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 47-year-old James Ray Hall of Fair Play.