Accident in front of Moss Landing fatal for moped driver

MOSS LANDING — A 52-year-old Salinas man driving a moped westbound on Castroville Boulevard was killed in a vehicle collision outside Moss Landing before 6 a.m. Wednesday.

The moped driver, whose name was not immediately released pending notification of next of kin, was struck by a 27-year-old Watsonville man driving a 2014 Honda Civic. According to the California Highway Patrol in the Monterey area, the Civic driver was traveling east on Castroville Boulevard and was preparing to turn left onto northbound Elkhorn Road and get directly into the moped’s path.

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