1 dead in Gaston County after losing control of moped

A 52-year-old man was driving a 2009 Honda moped when he lost control, ran off the road in Gaston County and was ejected into a concrete wall Friday night.

Glenn Arthur Burney was wearing a helmet. He died at the scene, according to WBTV, the Observer’s news partner.

The Gastonia Police Traffic Enforcement Bureau is investigating the crash to determine possible contributing factors. Anyone who can offer information is asked to call 704-866-6702.