Police identify bicyclist killed in crash on US 190
LACOMBE – Police have identified a bicyclist who was killed in a crash on US 190 in Lacombe Thursday afternoon.
According to Louisiana State Police, the crash occurred around 4:25 p.m. as 56-year-old Dale Lacour of Laplace was riding a Huffy bicycle southbound on North Tranquility Road. Lacour approached the intersection of US 190 and failed to stop at a stop sign.
State Police say Lacour then crossed into the eastbound lane of US 190 where he was struck by a 2008 Cadillac CTS driven by 60-year-old Pamela Mcginity. Lacour was transported to an area hospital where doctors later pronounced him dead.
According to State Police, Mcginity was wearing her seat belt at the time of the crash and was not injured. Alcohol or drug use is not suspected to be a factor, however blood samples were obtained and will be sent to the Louisiana State Crime Lab for analysis.
The crash is still under investigation.