70-year-old man on moped struck, killed in Seminole County crash

Wreck occurred at intersection of Ronald Reagan Boulevard, Meeting Place in Sanford

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SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – A 70-year-old man riding a moped was struck and killed in a Seminole County crash on Wednesday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the wreck occurred around 1:30 p.m. at County Road 427, aka Ronald Reagan Boulevard, and Meeting Place in Sanford.

According to the FHP, a sedan being driven by a 19-year-old Sanford woman was traveling north on Ronald Reagan Boulevard approaching Meeting Place at the same time a moped was traveling east on Meeting Place approaching Ronald Reagan Boulevard.

Troopers said he man on the moped attempted to make a left turn and entered into the direct path of the sedan. The sedan struck the Sanford man, who was thrown off the moped, troopers said. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to the FHP.

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Troopers said the woman was not injured and remained at the scene.

All northbound lanes of Ronald Reagan Boulevard were shut down near the intersection of Meeting Place as a result of the crash.

This crash remains under investigation.

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