Moped driver killed in crash near Monkey Junction

first_imgMoped driver dies in crash on Antoinette Drive (Photo: Kevin Dumas/WWAY) NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A man has died after crashing his moped on Friday afternoon near Monkey Junction.The NC Highway Patrol says it happened around 1:00 p.m. on Antoinette Drive.- Advertisement – Troopers say the moped driver hit a spot of loose gravel, then ran into the ditch. His body landed in a homeowner’s yard on a brick flowerbed.Neighbors performed CPR.EMS took the moped driver to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.Related Article: Driver dies days after head-on crash in Pender CountyTroopers believe speed was a factor.No word yet on the man’s identity.last_img