Man on moped dies after leaving roadway, striking telephone pole

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee police are investigating a fatal accident that happened on Bolivar a few blocks east of Howell Ave. late Saturday, July 19th.

Officials say a 49-year-old Milwaukee man operating a moped-type vehicle, left the roadway and collided with a telephone pole — causing his death.

Police have identified the man as David Nelson.

The circumstances surrounding what, if anything, caused the victim to leave the roadway are still under investigation.