HILLSVILLE — A moped driver was killed in a collision with a logging truck on U.S. 52 today, according to police at the accident scene.
Virginia State Police identified the victim as Aubrey Lee Matney of Hillsville.
According to Virginia State Police Senior Trooper R.B. Phipps, Matney was driving a moped south on 52 — south of Hillsville, near Sunnyside — in the far right lane.
The log truck, operated by Andrew Belford Lawson of Hillsville, was following the moped, and attempted to go around him.