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Moped Rider Killed in Highway 2 Crash

Updated: 06/18/2014 9:03 AM
Created: 06/18/2014 9:02 AM WDIO.com

A moped rider was killed in a crash on U.S. Highway 2 between Wakefield and Bessemer, Mich. on Tuesday evening.

The Gogebic Co. Sheriff's Office says the crash happened near the Mikado Road intersection at about 7 p.m.  A passenger car collided with the moped.

The moped driver, 33-year-old Carl John Curry of Wakefield, died of his injuries.  The driver of the car was not injured.

Beacon Ambulance, Michigan State Police, and Gogebic County Victim Services Unit assisted sheriff's deputies at the scene.

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