Moped driver killed after crash involving tractor-trailer

- One person is dead following an accident involving a moped and a tractor-trailer in Boone. 

Officers said the accident happened at 11:37 a.m. Tuesday, May 24 at the intersection on East King Street and NC Hwy 194.

One person, the male operator of the moped, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The operator of the tractor-trailer was not injured. 

Boone police traffic accident re-constructionists, aided by North Carolina State Troopers form the Motor Carrier Division, are conducting an investigation to establish the facts of the crash.

The name of the man who died is being withheld pending notification of the next of kin. 

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