MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minneapolis police say a moped driver died after colliding with an SUV Thursday evening.

According to police, shortly before 10:30 p.m., an SUV was heading southbound on Central Avenue and was turning east onto Lowry Avenue when a moped traveling northbound on Central hit the side of the SUV.

The moped driver was taken to the Hennepin County Medical Center with serious injuries.  The victim later died from injuries suffered in the crash.

Central and Lowry were closed for some time, and Metro Transit buses needed to be detoured.

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