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Lockport motorcyclist killed in crash

1 year 8 months 3 days ago April 05, 2015 Apr 5, 2015 Sunday, April 05 2015 April 05, 2015 5:59 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Caroline McDougall

LOCKPORT, La. - State police say a motorcyclist from Lockport died Sunday afternoon.

Troopers say Troy Billiot, 48, was travelling north on LA 1, just south of the Valentine Bridge in Lafourche Parish around 3 p.m. when he failed to make a left-hand curve. Billiot and his passenger, Melissa Duran, 41, were both ejected off the bike as it went off the roadway and Billiot struck a tree.

Duran was brought to the hospital with moderate injuries. Both Billiot and Duran were wearing helmets.

Troopers say it is still unknown if alcohol is to blame.

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