News: Moped rider dies following accident in Citrus County


CITRUS COUNTY, FL – An accident involving a moped in Citrus County on Sunday night left one person dead and another injured, according to WTVT.

The crash happened on W. Norvell Bryant Highway near North Betty Point at about 7:30 p.m.  The Florida Highway Patrol’s investigation found that a 21-year-old woman from Belleview was driving a vehicle eastbound and trying to pass the moped when she collided with it.  The moped rider and a passenger fell off their vehicle, and the rider was then struck by a vehicle driven by a 75-year-old man from Crystal River.

The moped rider, a man from Inverness, was pronounced dead after being taken to an area hospital.  The passenger, a 15-year-old Homosassa boy, was seriously injured.

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