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Hammond man killed in motorcycle crash

9 months 3 weeks 5 days ago February 13, 2016 Feb 13, 2016 Saturday, February 13 2016 February 13, 2016 8:18 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Kevin Dupuy

HAMMOND – Police say a Hammond man was killed Saturday morning when his motorcycle drifted off a road and struck a guardrail on I-55.

According to Louisiana State Police, 24-year-old Charlie Garner died when his motorcycle drifted off the road on the I-55 service road near mile marker 28.4.

Police say Garner’s Honda Rebel traveled down a grass embankment and hit an I-55 guardrail support beam. He was ejected from his motorcycle and later pronounced dead at the scene. Carner was wearing a DOT approved helmet.

Investigators say they don’t know if Garner was impaired and toxicology tests are still pending.  

State Police say the crash is still under investigation.

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