Fatal Lexington County moped accident

LEXINGTON (WACH) " The Lexington County Coroner TMs Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol are investigating a fatal accident involving a moped and a vehicle.

The accident happened around 9:15 P.M. on Wednesday, August 3, 2011.

According to Coroner Harry Harman, Pete Hildebran, 28, of West Columbia, was driving his moped when he ran the traffic signal at Highway 6 and Platt Springs Road and struck a 2010 Chevrolet pickup truck.

Mr. Hildebran was taken to the Lexington Medical Center but died from injuries he received.

The driver of the pickup truck was not injured in the accident.

The accident remains under investigation.