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.
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.
Troopers believe speed was a factor.
No word yet on the man’s identity.