Moped rider killed in Berkeley County

A moped rider was killed when a pickup truck turned in front of the bike Thursday night in Berkeley County.

The moped was going south on U.S. Highway 17-A about 9 p.m. when a 2005 Ford pickup tried to turn left on Farrell Street, according to the Highway Patrol.

The area is just north of Cypress Gardens Road south of Moncks Corner.

The 48-year-old driver of the truck was not hurt. The moped rider died at Trident Medical Center.

The Berkeley County Coroner’s Office will release the identity of the moped rider.

No charges were mentioned in the report.

Reach Dave Munday at 937-5553.