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      Moped collides with oncoming car

      A 14-year-old Kingsford male on a moped was transported to the hospital after he was struck by an oncoming car on Monday afternoon near Iron Mountain.

      The young man was traveling south on Hydraulic Falls Road and failed to stop while crossing Breitung Cutoff Road. The moped drove into the path of a 2010 Kia, which was traveling west on the Breitung Cutoff Road.The car, driven by a 60-year-old female of Cecil, WI, struck the moped, ejecting the driver and sending the moped across the eastbound lane of traffic into the ditch.The driver of the moped was wearing a helmet which is credited with preventing more serious injury.The young man was transported to the hospital. The driver of the car was treated for minor injuries at the scene.