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Moped rider dies after crash in McCreary County

A man died Tuesday night at University of Kentucky Hospital after his moped was rear-ended by a minivan earlier in the day in McCreary County.

David F. Jackson, 46, of Stearns was riding the moped about 1:30 a.m. on U.S. 27 in Whitley City when he was rear-ended by a Chevrolet minivan, according to Kentucky State Police. The minivan was driven by Tracey L. Byler, 29, of Monticello.

Neither drugs nor alcohol are considered factors in the crash.

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