GREENVILLE, SC. (THECOUNT) — Joseph Matthew Irby, of Greenville, SC, has been identified as the man struck and killed while operating a moped Saturday night in Greenville.

Irby, 40, died in a crash occurring Saturday night around 8:30 p.m. on Easley Bridge Road, near the intersection of 4th Avenue in Greenville County, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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Troopers say Irby was struck by the driver of an SUV while traveling north on Easley Bridge Road when the driver attempted to perform a left hand turn onto 4th Avenue.

The coroner said Joseph Matthew Irby, 40, driving a 2017 moped, collided with the vehicle and was ejected. source

Irby was not wearing a helmet during the crash, the coroner said.

He was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma consistent with the collision.

The driver of the SUV was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured.

The coroner and the Highway Patrol are investigating.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly collision may contact police at 911.

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