UPDATE: MSU Police: Moped riding student dies in crash with salt truck

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UPDATE: The Michigan State University Police tell 6 News that a university student died today in a crash between a moped being driven by the student and a MSU salt truck.  

In a statement this afternoon a MSU spokesperson said  “In accordance with the family’s wishes, MSU will not be releasing the student’s name.”

The investigation into the crash is continuing.

ORIGINAL STORY: Police tell 6 News a person driving a moped has died following a crash at Michigan State University involving a salt truck.

University police Capt. Doug Monette tells 6 News the crash happened about 7:50 a.m. at Shaw Lane and Chestnut Road.

He would give no further details about the crash or the victim beyond saying the person died at a local hospital.

Monette says the cause of the crash is under investigation.

The stretch of roadway where the crash occurred at the East Lansing school’s campus was closed for about three hours afterward.


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