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Moped driver killed in Raleigh wreck

Posted January 25, 2013 6:30 a.m. EST
Updated January 25, 2013 8:22 a.m. EST

— A 20-year-old moped driver died early Friday after being hit by a car Thursday night near Triangle Towne Center in north Raleigh, police said. 

According to investigators, Alexander Shoemaker, of Raleigh, was hit by a car after he ran a stop sign at Fox Road near Sumner Boulevard about 9:45 p.m. 

He was taken to the hospital, where he later died, police said. 

Fox Road was blocked for some time following the wreck, but reopened overnight. 

No other information has been released.