I believe, when they say moped, they meant scooter. At any rate, a terrible loss.
One person is dead following an accident in Orange involving a pickup truck and a moped.
Orange Police Department Captain Sparky Robinson says 29-year-old Jeremy Michael Smith of Cove, TX died in an accident that happened just before 10 last night along FM 3247. Authorities say Smith was driving a moped when he crossed the centerline and was hit by a 2001 Chevrolet pickup truck. Smith was pronounced dead on the scene.
Robinson says there is no indication that alcohol was involved in the accident, but that they are continuing to investigate.
(Originally posted on 12NEWS site: 29-year-old Cove man killed in moped accident. Posted: // Apr 12, 2010 8:48 AM CDT. Monday, April 12, 2010 9:48 AM EST Updated: // Apr 12, 2010 12:41 PM CDT)