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Mason Wolfe, 18, killed when moped was struck by a vehicle from behind on South Hoyt Avenue and South Tillotson Avenue in Muncie, Indiana

Modified Date: 
Fri, 07/10/2015 - 6:14pm
Accident Date: 
Friday, July 10, 2015

Muncie teen dies after moped crash

A Muncie teenager has died after injuries he sustained in a moped crash early Friday morning. Police suspect alcohol is a factor in the crash, and they say Brand will be arrested after his treatment is over. Mason Wolfe, 18, was driving a moped with another passenger when a car hit the moped from behind.

Muncie police say driver drunk in crash that killed teen on moped

Engle said the moped became stuck in the grill of Brand's car, which traveled for more than 500 feet after the collision. Mike Engle said both vehicles were eastbound when Brand's car struck Wolfe's moped from behind. Authorities say a Muncie man's blood-alcohol content was at three times the legal limit early Friday when his car slammed into the back of a moped, fatally injuring its operator. The driver of the car that struck Wolfe's moped, Benjamin David Brand, 24 '€” also listed at a New Castle address '€” was preliminarily charged with driving while intoxicated causing death and driving while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury.
People Involved: 
Mason Wolfe
Benjamin Brand
City: 
Muncie, IN

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