Update: victim of fatal moped accident identified

SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) - The Highway Patrol has now identified the man who was killed in a traffic accident on Highway 70 west of Salisbury Thursday night.

Troopers say Faustino Lopez of Charlotte was killed when he hit a car head on.

Trooper S.L. Herrin investigated a two vehicle crash on US 70 between Salisbury and Cleveland.

Jerry Earnhardt of Salisbury, was driving a 1994 Buick traveling east on 70.  Lopez was riding an orange and black moped and traveling west in the eastbound lanes.

Lopez was wearing a silver helmet.  The two vehicles collided head on and Lopez was killed.