Coroner identifies moped driver killed after Rosewood crash
COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) – The Richland County coroner has identified a man who died after a moped and truck collided on Wednesday night on Rosewood Drive in Columbia.
Coroner Gary Watts says David Newell, 22, died Thursday at the hospital after he was struck from behind by another vehicle while he was on his moped.
Officers believe the driver of the truck was speeding when he hit Newell's moped from behind, dragging it down the road before both vehicles hit a tree.
The driver is still in the hospital.
Columbia police are still investigating.