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Roanoke moped rider dies from injuries in Friday crash

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Roanoke City Police say the man involved in a moped crash from this past Friday, died over the weekend at the hospital.

Officers tell us 68-year-old Robert James Richards, of Roanoke, was riding his moped in the 2000 block of Dale Avenue on Friday, February 8th, around 5:33 a.m.  Officers say a truck followed Richards too closely, and ran into him.

Police charged 37-year-old Jonathan Thomas Brookman, of Radford, with following too closely.

On Saturday, February 9th, police say Richards died at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

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