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18-year-old killed in deadly motorcycle crash on LA 940

2 months 2 weeks 2 hours ago March 08, 2017 Mar 8, 2017 Wednesday, March 08 2017 March 08, 2017 6:31 PM in News
Source: WBRZ

GONZALES - Louisiana State troopers are investigating a deadly motorcycle crash that killed an 18-year-old Wednesday.

According to state police, Aiden Womack of Gonzales was killed following a crash on LA 940. State Police say that Womack was driving his Kawasaki motorcycle eastbound on the interstate when 72-year-old Hazel Miles was traveling westbound in a Ford F-150. For unknown reasons, Miles failed to yield and began to make a left turn into the path of Womack's motorcycle. As a result, Womack's motorcycle struck the passenger side of Miles' vehicle. 

Womack suffered serious injuries as a result of the crash and was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The woman involved sustained minor injuries.

Impairment is not suspected to be a factor in this crash but a toxicology sample was taken from both drivers for analysis. This crash remains under investigation and charges are pending.

*A previous version of this story stated that Womack failed to yield. This has been corrected to say Miles failed to yield. 

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