Cyclist killed in hit-and-run crash
PRAIRIEVILLE - Deputies in Ascension Parish are investigating a fatal crash that left a cyclist dead early Saturday morning.
The Sheriff's Office says Daniel Lafleur, Sr., 67, was riding his bike on Parker Rd. in Prarieville when he was hit by a vehicle. The other driver took off, and Lafleur died at the scene.
So far, no witnesses have come forward with a description of the car that hit Lafleur, but investigators believe it is likely damaged on the front-passenger side of the vehicle.
Anyone with information should call the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office at (225) 621-4636.