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VIRGINIA BEACH-- A 25 year old man was in critical condition Friday night after his moped crashed Friday afternoon.

The man was operating a 2013 Tao-Tao moped northbound in the 1000 block of Tall Oak Drive and was approaching a sharp curve when the accident happened.

Police say the victim was inexperienced in operating mopeds and as he entered the curve, the moped left the road, struck a curb and a concrete light pole.

Though the victim was wearing an approved helmet, he still suffered head injuries.

The accident is under investigation.

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