Argos Man Killed In Fatal Moped Accident

A 46-year-old Argos man was killed this weekend in a fatal moped accident.

Marshall County Coroner Bill Cleavenger says Jack R. Moriarty was fatally injured Saturday evening when his moped left the roadway and struck a farm fence post. Moriarty was not wearing a helmet and was killed instantly when his moped struck the post at 7:36 p.m., ejecting him from the bike.

Cleavenger attributed the cause of death to blunt force trauma. The family was notified shortly after the accident.

The accident remains under investigation by the Argos Police Department and Marshall County Sheriff’s Department, and toxicology reports are pending. Argos Fire and EMS Departments also assisted at the scene.