Moped driver killed in crash on US-178 in Pickens Co.

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PICKENS CO., SC (WSPA) – Troopers said a moped driver died Sunday afternoon after a crash along US-178 in Pickens County.

The crash happened shortly before 1 p.m. on US-178 near Old Fox Squirrel Ridge Road.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, the moped driver was slowing to make a turn when they were struck from behind by a car.

The driver of the moped, Timothy Wayne Stephens, 59, of Pickens, died at the scene, according to the Pickens County Coroner’s Office.

The coroner’s office said Stephens was attempting to make an illegal U-turn when the crash happened.

The driver of the car was wearing a seatbelt and was not hurt.

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