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Newberry County, SC (WLTX) - One person is dead following a collision between a tractor-trailer and a moped in Newberry County.

The accident took place around 8:30 Wednesday on Belfast Road, which is eight miles west of the town of Newberry.

State troopers say a tractor trailer hauling turkeys and the moped collided, causing the rider on the moped to be ejected from the vehicle.

The man died at the scene. The coroner has identified the person as 23-year-old Scotty Lee Ricketts.

The collision remains under investigation.

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