FATAL ACCIDENT: Moped driver killed in morning traffic accident

OCEAN ISLE BEACH, NC (WECT) – A man was killed in an accident Thursday morning involving a car and moped at the intersection of Beach Drive and Ocean Isle Beach Road.

According to Trooper T. Chavis, Glenn Edward Shepard, 57, was riding a moped when he was hit by a vehicle from behind.

Chavis said 19-year-old Blair Whitney Anderson, who was driving the car, was blinded by the sun which caused her to run into Shepard.

Anderson was charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle.

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