Fatal crash involving moped in Accomack County

Accomack County

ACCOMACK, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia State Police say a crash involving a moped resulted in a fatality Monday evening.

Dispatchers initially said the crash involved a pedestrian and happened just before 5 pm. in the 35000 block of Belle Haven Road in Accomack.

Virginia State Police say initial investigation shows a moped was traveling in the northbound lanes of Belle Haven Road when it crossed the center line and into the southbound lanes.

A 2007 Dodge Ram 1500 was traveling southbound at the time and hit the moped head-on. The moped driver died at the scene.

Police have identified the moped operator at 56-year-old Larry Junior Reid of Painter.

At this time, Virginia State Police do not intent to pursue charges.

Stay with WAVY.com for more updates.


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