1 dies in crash of truck, moped near Lafayette


LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI/WISH) — A man died in a crash Thursday in southeastern Tippecanoe County. 

Sheriff’s Office Capt. Robert Hainje said James Bray, 46, of Lafayette, was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

Hainje said a GMC pickup truck driven by Ryan Newhart was “left of center” about 6:38 a.m. when coming around a bend in on Wyandotte Road. Bray’s moped swerved to miss the truck, throwing him frm the vehicle. 

Bray was not wearing a helmet.

Newhart was not hurt.

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