NEWPORT -

The Highway Patrol said a man was killed when his mo-ped collided with an SUV this afternoon.

The accident happened on Highway 24 in Newport around 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Troopers said the man on the mo-ped was going to see his mom at work. He was killed just in front of the Food Mart where she works.

They have not released his identity. There has been no word on charges for the driver of the SUV.