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Edgard man killed in traffic crash

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Posted: Sep 7, 2012 9:55 AM
Updated: Sep 7, 2012 9:55 AM
Source: LSP

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Topics: cyclist, killed, st. john the baptist, larry young, edgard, wbrz, louisiana

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST - State police say a 76-year-old man riding a bicycle was killed Thursday night after an SUV struck him along La. 18.

Investigators say Larry Young was traveling eastbound on the highway when a Cadillac Escalade hit him from behind.

Young was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the SUV, 66-year-old Paul Oubre Jr., was not hurt in the crash.

Police say Oubre registered a blood alcohol level above the legal limit.

The crash remains under investigation.

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