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Accident involving moped in Greene County results in fatality

(© annette shaff –

A Barboursville man is dead from injuries sustained in an accident involving a moped in Greene County on Saturday morning.

Adilio Lara-Lemus, 48, of Barboursville, Va., died at the scene of the 6:34 a.m. accident on Route 33 (Spotswood Trail) just east of the intersection with Route 645 (Moore Road).

A 2018 Yamaha Moped being driven by Lara-Lemus was traveling west on Route 33 when it crossed the center line and struck a 2001 Isuzu Rodeo driven by Dawn C. Thomas, 56, of Ruckersville, head-on.

The impact caused Lara-Lemus to be thrown from the vehicle.

Lara-Lemus was wearing a helmet.

Thomas was not injured in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

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