http://gty.im/1291135403 An Aiken County man was hit by a pickup truck while riding his moped Tuesday in Aiken.

Authorities say 54 year old John Barbara of Windsor was hit on Silver Bluff Road at King Edward Way around 4:20 p.m.

He was taken to Aiken Regional Medical Centers where he died a short time later.  An autopsy will be done in Newberry.

The Aiken Department of Public Safety and the Aiken Coroner’s Office are investigating the accident.