A student riding a moped was killed in a crash at the intersection of Shaw Lane and Chestnut Road.

Student killed in moped crash at Michigan State University

Jan. 16, 2019
The victim, whose identity was not disclosed, died from injuries suffered in a crash with a salt truck on the East Lansing campus.

A student at Michigan State University driving a moped on the East Lansing campus was killed Tuesday morning in a crash involving a salt truck.

The Lansing State Journal reports that the crash occurred around 7:49 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Shaw Lane and Chestnut Road.

“The MSU community is grieving the loss of a student killed in a traffic crash involving an MSU salt truck early this morning," MSU spokesperson Emily Guerrant said in a statement. "In accordance with the family’s wishes, MSU will not be releasing the student’s name."

The MSU Police Department is investigating the cause of the crash.

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