Vehicle vs. moped crash on Covil Ave. leaves one dead

Highway Patrol is searching for a suspect accused of a deadly hit and run (Photo: Pexels / MGN)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police are investigating a deadly crash that happened around 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

A police spokeswoman says it happened near Covil Avenue and involved a vehicle and a moped.

Police have confirmed the moped driver is dead following the incident, and their identity has not yet been released.

No charges have been filed at this time.

This investigation is still on going and we will update this story as more information becomes available.

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