UPDATE: MSU student killed in moped accident

Meridian Township Police, along with the Ingham County Sheriff's office have confirmed an accident on Friday morning to be fatal. It happened around 7:55 a.m. at the intersection of Mt Hope and Hagadorn, involving a white pick up truck and a moped. (Source WILX)
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INGHAM COUNTY, MI. (WILX) -- The Meridian Township Police Department has identified the moped driver as Sebastian Tyll, 20, of Fenton, Michigan

Tyll was a Michigan State University student.

The accident happened at 7:30 a.m. on Friday morning involving a white pick up truck and a moped.

Tyll was killed in the crash.

Meridian Township Police said that the crash occurred when the moped turned from north bound Hagadorn onto westbound Mount Hope and collided with the pickup truck, which was traveling south.

The driver of the pick up did have his seatbelt on and the man on the moped was wearing a helmet.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in this incident.

The cause is still under investigation.

The Meridian Township Police Department was assisted by the Michigan State University Police, Ingham County Sheriff’s Office, East Lansing Police, and the Michigan State Police.

Anyone who has information regarding this incident is requested to contact the Meridian Township Police Department at 517.853.4800, or submit an anonymous tip through the Department’s social media sites.

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