Painter Man Dies in Moped Crash


Staff Report —

A Painter man died Monday, Oct. 26, when the moped he was riding crashed with a pickup truck in Belle Haven.
State Police report that at approximately 4:58 p.m., a call was received to investigate a two-vehicle accident on Belle Haven Road.
The driver of a 2007 Dodge Ram 1500, Cleveland T. Baines, was traveling in the southbound lanes of Belle Haven Road when he came upon a moped traveling in the northbound lane.
“For reasons unknown, the driver of the moped, Larry Junior Reid, crossed over the center line and into the southbound lane of travel, colliding head-on with the Dodge Ram pickup truck,” said State Police Sgt. Michelle Anaya in a press release.
Reid, 56, of the 16000 block of Savagetown Road in Painter, died at the scene of the accident.
Notification was made to his next of kin.
According to the release, no charges will be placed/pursued.
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