Man riding moped killed after striking car

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Authorities are investigating a crash that killed a man when his moped struck a car.

According to WSMV-TV), the incident happened around 11 p.m. Saturday.

Police say the moped collided with a car that was trying to turn into a gas station. The man riding the moped died at the scene. His identity has not been released. Police say he was wearing a helmet.

The driver of the car also has not been identified, and no charges have been filed.

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