Moped Rider Killed in Crash With Pickup Truck - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Moped Rider Killed in Crash With Pickup Truck

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    Moped Rider Killed in Crash With Pickup Truck

    The driver of a moped is dead after being struck by multiple vehicles on Central Expressway Monday night.

    Police said the moped rider was first hit from behind by a Toyota Tundra and pushed onto the truck's hood before falling underneath the pickup. The rider was then hit by an oncoming vehicle.

    Police said the driver of the truck stopped and attempted to stop oncoming vehicles from hitting the man, but saw at least one vehicle hit the rider.

    Investigators determined the moped was so overloaded with bags that there were no visible lights to the rear and that the driver of the pickup likely never saw the moped rider until it was too late.

    Boy's Grandmother Foils School Shooting Plot

    [DFW] Boy's Grandmother Foils School Shooting Plot

    An 18-year-old Washington state student was arrested after a journal was found detailing plans to shoot his classmates at ACES High School in Everett. According to the Everett Police Department, the 18-year-old's grandmother called 911 Tuesday morning after finding the journal and believed the threats to shoot students at the school were credible.
     

    (Published Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018)

    Police said there were no streetlights in the area where the crash occured.

    The victim, whose name has not yet been released, was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced dead on the scene.

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