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Man buys moped, then allegedly drinks, smokes and crashes

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A 20-year-old UWRF student allegedly lost control of his newly-purchased moped on East Cascade Avenue Saturday evening, May 10, striking a curb and getting tossed into a median tree.

The man, taken to the hospital by ambulance, said his moped got the “speed wobbles” while doing 30 mph.

An officer who rode with the college student in the ambulance said he smelled of marijuana and alcohol.

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Phil Pfuehler
Phil Pfuehler has been editor of the River Falls Journal since 1991.
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