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Moped rider critically hurt in crash

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - A moped operator was hospitalized after a crash on Fort Wayne's southeast side Wednesday afternoon.

Police and medics were called around 3:40 p.m. to the intersection East Rudisill Boulevard and Gaywood Drive on a report of a moped crash there. A moped could be seen laid on its side along the curb of the road.

The man riding the moped was listed in critical condition.

Police at the scene said the moped was eastbound on Rudisill when for some reason the operator lost control and the moped struck the curb. The moped and the operator went down, police said.

Initial investigations showed no other vehicles were involved in the crash.

Rudisill was closed to traffic in the area after the crash.

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