Accomack Co. moped driver dies after head-on collision with pickup truck

Posted at 11:42 PM, Oct 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-26 23:42:44-04

BELLE HAVEN, Va. - A man has died after his moped crashed into a pickup truck in Belle Haven Monday afternoon.

Virginia State Police were called to investigate a two-vehicle crash on Belle Haven Road just before 5 p.m.

Officials say the driver of a 2007 Dodge Ram 1500, who has been identified as Cleveland T. Baines, was driving in the southbound lanes of Belle Haven Road when he came upon a moped that was traveling in the northbound road.

For unknown reasons, the driver of the moped, identified as 56-year-old Larry Junior Reid of Painter, Virginia, crossed over the center line and into the southbound lane, colliding with Baines' truck head-on.

Reid died at the scene. His next of kin has been notified of his death.

No charges will be pursued at this time, State Police say.

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