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Man on moped killed by hit-and-run driver in Pineville parking lot

The driver fled after this car hit and killed a moped rider early Sunday.
The driver fled after this car hit and killed a moped rider early Sunday. WBTV

A man riding a moped died early Sunday after a hit-and-run crash in Pineville, officials said.

Police are looking for the driver, who leaped out of the car and ran away on foot, according to WBTV, the Observer’s news partner.

The victim was riding a moped in the parking lot of a Vitamin Shoppe in the 9600 block of Pineville-Matthews Road, WBTV reported. He was pronounced dead around 7:30 a.m. Sunday.

Officials haven’t named the victim or suspect.

Jane Wester; 704-358-5331; @janewester

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