Man killed in Winston-Salem crash identified


WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police have released the identity of a man killed in a Sunday night crash in Winston-Salem.

At 9:56 p.m. Sunday, police responded to a crash on the 4300 block of Old Belews Creek Road.

John Dickson Cobb, 31, of Winston-Salem, was driving a 2018 Bahama Moped south on Old Belews Creek Road while a 2000 Mercedes ML320 was heading north.

The Mercedes reportedly made a left turn onto Beeson Dairy Road and hit the moped, knocking Cobb off and into the road.

Cobb was then struck by a 2009 Mercedes C300 and an unknown truck and trailer which were both heading south on Old Belews Creek Road.

He died at the scene. The drivers of the other vehicles were not hurt.

No charges have been announced.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700 or Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800.

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