Columbia, SC (WLTX) - A man is dead after his moped ran off the right side of the road and struck a curb, according to Columbia Police Public Information officer Jennifer Timmons.
The accident took place in the 800 block of South Beltline Boulevard where it intersects with Bright Avenue, late Thursday afternoon in Columbia.
Preliminary investigation reveals that the moped driver likey ran off the right side of the road, striking a curb and was ejected according to authorties.
The driver sustained a fatal head injury. Unsure if the victim was wearing a helmet however, one was not found at the scene according to Columbia Police department.
Toxicology tests will determine if alcohol or drugs played a factor in the accident. The coroner's office will release the victim's name when next of kin has been notified.