Moped driver killed in accident in Evangeline Parish

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BASILE, La. (AP / LSP) - A Basile man was killed after being thrown off his moped in a vehicular accident in Evangeline Parish.

Maritan Romero, 56, was riding his moped westbound on U.S. 190, about three and a half miles east of Basile.

A car hit him from behind and threw him off the moped into a ditch. Authorities pronounced Romero dead at the scene of the accident.

Louisiana State Police is still investigating the crash.

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