Moped driver killed in crash in Spartanburg Co.

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SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A moped driver was killed in a crash in Spartanburg County Wednesday morning.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened on Hwy 101 near Greenpond Road at approximately 6:37 a.m.

The driver of a 2020 Moped and the driver of a 2004 Peterbilt Tractor Trailer were both traveling south on Hwy 101 when the tractor-trailer hit the moped in the rear, troopers said. The driver of the moped was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as being 33-year-old Brenden Chaz Hawkins, of Woodruff.

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