Moped rider dies after accident in Dorchester County

A moped rider has died after a wreck on Ladson Road last week.

Joseph Michael Shea III, 60, of Buddy Choice Road in York died Sunday, according to Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet.

Around 4:45 p.m. May 4, a moped ran into the back of a 2002 Nissan SUV that was going west on Ladson Road when the SUV slowed down for traffic, according to the Highway Patrol. The moped rider was not wearing a helmet, and no charges are expected, according to the report.

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