Teen killed in moped accident in Franklin

Few other details released

JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. - A Southport teen has died after a moped accident Monday morning in Johnson County, officials said.

The crash happened on U.S. 31 in front of a Pizza Hut in Franklin, Ind. around 9 a.m., police said.

The Johnson County Coroner said 15-year-old Jacob Derrickson died of blunt force trauma to the head and neck after his moped slammed into a vehicle.

Police said Derrickson was southbound on U.S. 31 and a Honda Civic driven by a 25-year-old woman was northbound and making a left turn.

The driver of the Civic said she didn't see the scooter before it crashed into the side of her car.

No criminal charges have been filed.

Friends of Derrickson have set up a memorial page on Facebook for their late friend. 

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