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Tampa Accident Kills Moped Driver

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A 49-year-old man driving a moped on Countryway Boulevard on Tampa was killed when he was hit by a car. The sports car was being driven by a 16-year-old student from Alonso High School. The moped accident happened on Wedesday afternoon.

Investigators say the accident happened at about 3:15 p.m. on Countryway Boulevard just south of Woodbay Drive in Tampa. That’s near the Westchase subdivision.

It is believed that the driver of the car lost control of the vehicle and drove into the opposite lane. He hit the moped and then drove into a pond. The driver of the car and the passenger were not hurt in the accident. The moped driver was prounouced dead at the scene.

For more information on this subject, please refer to our section on Car and Motorcycle Accidents.