Moped driver killed in Laurens Co. crash

LAURENS COUNTY, SC (WSPA)– Troopers are investigating a deadly wreck involving a moped in Ware Shoals.

According to the S.C. Highway Patrol, the wreck happened at 10:35 p.m. Sunday on Highway 25 near Maddox Bridge Road.

Troopers say a car rear-ended the moped. The moped driver was not wearing a helmet and died at the scene of the crash.

The coroner’s office has identified the moped driver as Timothy Lee Wood, 44, of Ware Shoals.

Laurens County Deputy Coroner Vickie Cheek said Wood died of multiple blunt force trauma.

Troopers say the driver of the car had minor injuries.