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Motorcyclist dies in Pointe Coupee Parish crash

10 months 5 days 8 hours ago Friday, November 18 2016 Nov 18, 2016 November 18, 2016 9:28 AM November 18, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ

POINTE COUPEE – State Police say one man is dead after his motorcycle ran off the road and struck a mailbox in Pointe Coupee Parish Thursday.

According to Louisiana State Police, the crash happened shortly after 11 p.m. on LA 1 south of LA 978 in Pointe Coupee Parish.

Investigators say 34-year-old Anthony Freeman was driving northbound on LA 1 when “for unknown reasons” failed to negotiate a curve and ran off the roadway. Freeman’s motorcycle struck a mailbox and he was ejected from the bike.

Freeman was wearing a helmet but suffered fatal injuries in the crash. The Pointe Coupee Parish Coroner’s Office pronounced him dead at the scene.

State Police say impairment is not suspected to be a factor in the crash, but a toxicology sample was taken for analysis.

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