PASCO COUNTY, FL – A man was fatally struck by a pickup truck while he was crossing an intersection south of Spring Hill on his moped Tuesday.
The incident happened at the intersection of Colony Road and Fairwinds Road as the moped rider made a left turn from Lake Karl Drive, reports WFLA. Police say the man came to a complete stop before attempting the turn.
The driver of a Ford F-150 failed to stop at a stop sign on Fairwinds Road, proceeded into the intersection, and collided with the moped.
The moped’s operator later died from his injuries.
It is unknown whether the truck driver, a 55-year-old Spring Hill resident, was cited or arrested following the accident.
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