Two Wilson men killed in moped crash
Posted October 7, 2015
Updated October 8, 2015
SNOW HILL, N.C. — The N.C. Highway Patrol says two men from Wilson were killed while riding a moped when they were struck from behind on U.S. Highway 264 in Greene County on Wednesday.
The moped was headed east when it was struck by a sport utility vehicle, knocking the driver and the passenger off the moped.
The patrol said a second SUV hit the moped passenger.
The moped driver, Matthew Randall, 27, and passenger, Larry Davis Jr., 31, were taken to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, where they died.
Troopers said it's not clear if charges will be filed in the crash, adding that mopeds are not permitted on limited access highways.
According to the patrol, the accident led to several other wrecks on the highway.