Man dies 11 days after moped crash on New Cut Road

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SPARTANBURG Co., S.C. (WSPA) — South Carolina Highway Patrol officials said the driver of a moped died at an area hospital almost two weeks after crashing into a tractor trailer on New Cut Road.

Lance Cpl. Joe Hovis with the S.C. Highway Patrol said the accident happened the morning of Sept. 13 near Inman. 

Hovis said a moped driver was headed east on New Cut Road when they traveled left of center and hit a tractor trailer headed in the opposite direction. 

The driver was thrown from the moped. They were taken to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center where they died on Tuesday, Sept. 24, Hovis said. 

Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger identified the driver as Dallas David Lawter, 71, of Spartanburg.

Troopers said the driver of the 2007 Kenmore tractor trailer was not hurt in the accident. 

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