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Man on moped dies after hit-and-run in Guilford County

Posted on: 7:41 pm, March 30, 2013, by , updated on: 04:16pm, March 31, 2013

Liberty Road and Blackmoor Road in Guilford County (Google Maps)

Liberty Road and Blackmoor Road in Guilford County (Google Maps)

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Authorities said a man on a moped died after a hit-and-run involving a pick-up truck Saturday evening in Guilford County.

Trooper Greg Ingram said it happened around 6 p.m. on Liberty Road southbound near Blackmoor Road.

He said the truck passed a vehicle and hit the moped when it returned to the lane.

Authorities have identified the victim as 64-year-old Timothy Minor, of Greensboro. They said the victim was taken to Moses Cone Memorial Hospital for serious injuries and later died.

The suspect vehicle is described as a red full-size model Dodge pick-up from the 2000s with a ladder off the back. A description of the suspect was not released.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information can call North Carolina state troopers at (336) 334-5500.