Mooresville teen killed early Saturday in moped accident in Mooresville

A 16-year-old boy was killed early Saturday in a moped accident on Rinehardt Road in Mooresville, authorities said.

According to Mooresville police, the Mooresville teen lost control of the moped shortly after midnight. He remained in the road and before witnesses could help he was struck by another vehicle traveling in the same direction.

Authorities said the moped driver died from his injuries while being taken to the Lake Norman Regional Medical Center.

Police didn’t release the victim’s name. Authorities said the investigation is ongoing and that no charges had been filed.