The Asheville Police Department is investigating an accident that took the life of an 18-year-old man.
According to officers, a moped left its lane and hit a Nissan pick-up truck head-on as it traveled along Homeway Road just before 2:30 p.m. Friday.
Police said the 18-year-old driver and his 16-year-old passenger were both thrown from the moped. The two were taken to the hospital where police said 18-year-old Eric Aaron House of Asheville passed away. The 16-year-old is being treated for serious injuries.
The driver of the truck was not hurt, officers said.
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