Moped vs. Vehicle

Victim Identified

Seth Stokes
May 29, 2018 - 3:38 pm

The Greenville Police department tweeted out Tuesday afternoon that there has been a fatal traffic accident between a moped and a vehicle. 

The section of Stone Avenue between Rutherford St. and Wilton St. is closed. 

The Greenville County Coroner’s Office has identified the man killed in a collision between a moped and a BMW sedan on Stone Avenue in downtown Greenville this afternoon just before 1:30PM. 

Roderick Alexander Alston, 50 of Greenville was riding a moped on West Stone Avenue when the driver of a BMW pulled out onto the road. 

Alston struck the side of the BMW.  He was not wearing a helmet and died at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries. 

This case is being investigated by the Greenville County Coroner’s Office and the Greenville City Police Department.

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