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One dead in Johnston County moped crash

Posted January 24, 2018 1:59 p.m. EST
Updated January 24, 2018 2:00 p.m. EST


— One person died and at least on was injured in a serious wreck involving a moped Wednesday morning, officials said.

Officers with the Smithfield Police Department responded around 5:50 a.m. to the intersection of S. Bright Leaf Blvd. and Galilee Rd. in reference to a motor vehicle collision.

A Chevrolet Silverado 1500 driven by Padro Montero collided with a moped driven by Larry Capps, Jr.

Capps succumbed to his injuries, and charges are pending as the investigation remains open and active.

Anyone with information about the wreck is asked to contact the Smithfield Police Department at 919-934-2121.