Moped driver killed in Hanover County crash

Moped driver killed in Hanover County crash
(Source: Gray News)

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WWBT) - A moped driver is dead after a two-vehicle crash in Hanover County.

The crash happened around 5:30 p.m. Friday on Route 360 near Route 605.

The preliminary investigation reveals that John P. Ryan, 24, of King William, VA., was traveling westbound Route 360 on a 2019 Tao Tao Moped when he was struck in the rear by a 2007 Ford Econoline Van, driven by, William J. Christian, 31.

Ryan died at the scene of the crash. Christian was wearing his seat belt and did not sustain injuries.

Charges are pending at this time.

The crash remains under investigation with the assistance of the Virginia State Police Crash Reconstruction Team.

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