ARGOS — Jack R. Moriarty, of Argos, was killed at 7:36 Saturday evening when his mo-ped left the roadway near the 8600 block of 19th Road in Argos.
Marshall County Coroner Bill Cleavenger reported that Moriarty was not wearing a helmet and was killed instantly when the moped struck a farm fence post. Moriarty was ejected from the bike at impact.
The accident remains under investigation and toxicology reports are pending. The accident was investigated by the Argos Police Department and the Marshall County Police Department. Also assisting were Argos Fire and EMS Departments.
Cleavenger said cause of death was blunt force trauma and no futher information will be released pending further investigation.
The family was notified shortly after the accident.