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No charges in fatal crash between moped and tractor trailer

Posted at 3:30 PM, Apr 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-08 17:02:53-04

CHARLES CITY, Va. — A 75-year-old man driving a moped died Friday in a  fatal crash that temporarily closed part of Roxbury Road (Route 106) at Wayside Road (Route 607) in Charles City county.

State Police said that the fatal crash occurred between a dump truck and moped, around 12:27 p.m. The bike was seen with shattered parts strewn about, and on its side.

A 2009 Yamaha moped travelling west on Route 607 (Wayside Road) approached the intersection ,stopped then pulled into the path of a 1997 Kenworth tractor trailer that was headed south on Route 106 (Roxbury Road).

The tractor trailer attempted to avoid but struck the moped, according to police.

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The driver of 1997 Kenworth, Robert W. Kee, 49 of Richmond, Va., was not injured; he was wearing a seatbelt.

The operator of the moped, Alfred D. Johnson, 75 of Charles City County was transported to MCV where he died from injuries sustained in the crash.  He was wearing a helmet, police said.

A dump truck was spotted on scene and it had to be towed out of the woods.

Police said that no charges will be made.