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  • Victim in deadly wreck was reserve deputy

    April 8, 2014 11:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a pickup driver was drunk when he hit and killed a volunteer reserve EBRSO deputy on a motorcycle Monday night in Baton Rouge. Baton Rouge Police arrested Calvin Moore, 43, on suspicion of vehicular homicide, DWI, reckless operation and failure to yield after the... more »
  • Traffic homicide investigating two-victim motorcycle crash

    April 7, 2014 11:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Traffic homicide investigators worked overnight Monday, piecing together a crash scene involving a motorcycle. Two people on the bike were rushed to the hospital after the crash Monday evening. Their names and conditions have not been release, but injuries are described as very serious. Baton Rouge... more »
  • Motorcyclist killed in St. Helena crash Play Video

    March 24, 2014 7:06 AM

    MONTPELIER - State police say a 29-year-old Greensburg man was killed when a car across the center line on La. Highway 16 in St. Helena Parish, striking him and another motorcycle rider head-on. Trooper Greg Marchand said Jerry Worley III was pronounced dead at the scene. He says Worley was... more »
  • Baton Rouge woman killed in motorcycle wreck

    March 7, 2014 3:24 PM

    A Baton Rouge woman was killed in a motorcycle crash on Hwy. 16 near French Settlement around 1 p.m. Friday. According to a release by Louisiana State Police,Charlotte R. Cole, 33, of Baton Rouge was killed while riding with her husband, Thomas Cole. Troopers say the wreck happened... more »
  • Still rolling after 46 years

    November 4, 2013 7:50 PM

    LOS ANGELES- A man from Nebraska is getting his motorcycle back 46 years after it was stolen out of his backyard. The black and blue 1953 Triumph Tiger 100 was recovered last week at the Port of Los Angeles before it was shipped to Japan. U.S. Customs and... more »
  • Motorcyclist dies after crash in Central

    September 29, 2013 8:21 AM

    CENTRAL CITY - According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, 29-year-old Matthew Green was headed north on Frenchtown Road near Greenwell Springs Road when he lost control of his motorcycle. The motorcycle went into a ditch. Green died on the scene. Deputies say the crash happened Saturday around... more »
  • Motorcyclist dies in crash

    September 7, 2013 11:02 AM

    JEFFERSON PARISH - State Police say one man died in a two vehicle crash early last night in Jefferson Parish. Police say Dylan Smith, 21, of Westwego died after crashing his motorcycle at the intersection of U.S. 90B and Drake Avenue. Smith was driving in a "reckless manner"... more »
  • Car collides with motorcycle on I-10; 2 dead

    September 3, 2013 12:22 PM

    HENDERSON - Authorities in St. Martin Parish say two people have been killed in a traffic accident on Interstate 10 at Henderson. Henderson Police Chief Leroy Guidry said the Tuesday morning accident happened when the driver of a car heading east on I-10 crossed the median for unknown reasons. The... more »
  • Gonzales man dies in motorcycle crash

    August 29, 2013 2:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One man is dead after a crash involving a motorcycle in East Baton Rouge Parish early today. It happened around 6 a.m. in the area of 18100 Petroleum Drive. Deputies say 61 year-old James Dunn, of Gonzales was headed east, when he hit the back... more »
  • LSP: Wreck victim had helmet, wasn't impaired

    August 26, 2013 2:20 PM

    FRENCH SETTLEMENT - State Police said in an update today that a man who died in a Livingston Parish motorcycle crash was not impaired, and was wearing his helmet at the time of the wreck. Investigators said toxicology results from the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab showed Michael Skinner,... more »
  • Impairment suspect in deadly motorcycle wreck

    August 2, 2013 4:27 PM

    FRENCH SETTLEMENT - State Police said they suspect a motorcycle driver was impaired when he collided with an SUV and died this morning in Livingston Parish. Troopers said they sent a blood sample from Michael A. Skinner, 29, of St. Amant to be tested after the wreck on LA... more »
  • One killed in motorcycle wreck

    August 2, 2013 11:09 AM

    FRENCH SETTLEMENT - State Police said one person died in a motorcycle wreck this morning in Livingston Parish. Troopers said it happened around 10:30 a.m. near the intersection of LA 22 and LA 16. They said the motorcycle's operator was the victim, but didn't have any other details... more »
  • Motorcyclist dies after crash on La. 316

    July 24, 2013 11:28 AM

    HOUMA - A 32-year-old Houma man is dead after his motorcycle collided with a pickup on La Highway 316. The accident happened around 6 p.m. Tuesday. Troopers say Shane Alexander was northbound when his motorcycle crossed the center line and struck a truck. Trooper Evan Harrell says Alexander, who was... more »
  • Deadly motorcycle accident in Marrero

    July 4, 2013 3:38 PM

    MARRERO - Authorities say a 21-year-old Westwego man was killed Thursday after colliding with a pick-up truck at a Marrero intersection. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office investigators say a Honda motorcycle driven by Renis Waters III was traveling westbound when his motorcycle hit the pick-up truck. Waters was pronounced dead on... more »
  • Police seek witnesses to deadly motorcycle crash

    June 17, 2013 4:07 PM

    WALKER - Police in Walker asked any witnesses to a deadly motorcycle wreck this weekend near I-12 to come forward and help investigators figure out exactly what happened. Captain John Sharp with Walker Police said Jonathan Dale Free, 30, of Denham Springs died in the wreck early Sunday morning.... more »
  • Motorcyclist killed on I-10

    May 6, 2013 9:09 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash on Interstate 10. The accident happened early Monday morning near Carrollton Avenue. Police says the driver was thrown over a guard rail and landing on the ground near Poydras Street. The man was rushed to... more »
  • Three motorcyclists injured in separate crashes

    April 22, 2013 10:10 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - State troopers responded to three incidents involving motorcyclists Sunday. Investigators say each cyclist sustained serious injuries. The first crash happened around 1:30 p.m. on Hwy. 61 and Duplessis Rd. in Ascension Parish. Police say 25-year-old Matthew Anders of Gonzales was heading south on Hwy. 61... more »
  • BRPD motorcycle officer injured in wreck

    February 28, 2013 4:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a Baton Rouge motorcycle officer wrecked after a piece of asphalt struck him today. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said the officer had minor injuries after the single-vehicle wreck at Nicholson and Campus Drive. McKneely said they believe a piece of asphalt bounced off the... more »
  • One flown to hospital after motorcycle wreck

    January 18, 2013 2:46 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Emergency responders flew one person to the hospital after their motorcycle wrecked in Iberville Parish today. It happened on La. 1 near Plaquemine this afternoon just before 1 p.m. Investigators said the motorcycle struck another vehicle before sliding into the median. The motorcycle operator suffered moderate... more »
  • Motorcycle deaths, injuries cost $16 billion

    November 27, 2012 3:01 PM

    WASHINGTON - A government watchdog says direct costs from deaths and injuries in motorcycle crashes were $16 billion in 2010, but the full cost is likely higher. The report by the Government Accountability Office said motorcyclists are involved in fatal crashes at higher rates than drivers of other types... more »
  • LSP: One dead in motorcycle wreck

    November 9, 2012 4:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State Police said one person died in an East Baton Rouge Parish wreck involving a motorcycle and another vehicle. Troopers said the wreck happened at the intersection of Airline Highway and Pecue Lane in the eastern portion of the parish around 4 p.m. According to... more »
  • Motorcyclist injured in hit-and-run

    August 9, 2012 7:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say the driver of an orange Saturn SUV fled the scene after hitting a man on his motorcycle. It happened Wednesday night just after 10 p.m. in the 12000 block of Old Hammond Hwy. Witnesses say the motorcyclist was heading west on Old Hammond... more »
  • Man killed in motorcycle crash

    July 23, 2012 11:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say alcohol and speed do not appear to be a factor in a motorcycle crash that killed one man. Nicholas Albano, 66, crashed the motorcycle he was on just before midnight in the 13700 block of South Choctaw. Baton Rouge Police Department spokesman Cpl.... more »
  • Motorcyclist killed in wreck on Florida Blvd.

    May 14, 2012 1:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police confirmed the death of a motorcyclist Monday after his vehicle crashed into the side of an SUV on Florida Boulevard. Police say the motorcycist was heading westbound in the 12400 block of Floria Boulevard when an SUV heading easbound turned, creating a collision... more »
  • Driver arrested in basin bridge fatal crash

    March 2, 2012 11:28 AM

    WHISKEY BAY - The driver of an 18-wheeler was arrested in a crash along Interstate 10 at the Whiskey Bay Bridge that killed one person. James Bennett, faces charges of reckless operation and vehicular homicide. Investigators say Bennett swerved in the roadway, striking Phillip Rizzo's motorcycle and three other... more »
  • Motorcycle passenger killed in crash

    January 27, 2012 3:24 PM

    CLINTON - State police are investigating a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle that claimed the life of a Baton Rouge woman Friday afternoon. The crash occurred on LA 10 West of LA 955 in East Feliciana shortly after 2:00 p.m. Troopers say Hubert Millet, 74, was driving a... more »
  • Two injured in motorcycle accident

    December 22, 2011 2:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police are investigating an accident involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck that left one driver seriously injured. It happened Wednesday night in the 8100 block of Greenwell Springs Rd. Police say the driver of the motorcycle suffered life-threatening injuries and remains in... more »
  • BR police officer suspended for hair-pulling incident

    December 8, 2011 1:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The BRPD administration suspended one of their officers today for violating department policies after a motorcycle accident on Sept. 10. Sgt. Robert Schilling is suspended for 15 days for pulling a woman by her hair out of a ditch. Schilling has the right to appeal... more »
  • IRS investigating Denham Springs motorcycle shop

    October 26, 2011 11:41 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Federal agents closed a Denham Springs motorcycle and ATV shop this morning as part of an Internal Revenue Service investigation. IRS agents were seen coming in and out of Calmes Motorsports on Florida Ave. this morning. A spokesperson confirmed the IRS Criminal Investigations Division were conducting... more »
  • Fatal motorcycle wreck at Airline Hwy. and Highland Rd.

    August 26, 2011 1:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A wreck involving a motorcycle is now being treated as a fatality. The accident happened around 12:30 p.m. today at the intersection of Highland and Airline. Troopers say Chad Brown was driving his motorcycle south on US 61 when he was struck by a vehicle crossing... more »
  • Motorcycle rider killed in crash identified

    August 15, 2011 6:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge police have identified a man killed in a motorcycle crash. Police tell The Advocate 31-year-old Jermaine Knox of Baton Rouge was fatally injured when he tried to avoid a collision with a car. The crash was reported to police at 8:28 p.m. Friday. Police say Knox... more »
  • 3-year-old dies in hit and run accident

    July 6, 2011 2:35 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Police say a 3-year-old girl was killed when a motorcycle struck her while she was watching fireworks in eastern New Orleans. Officer Shereese Harper says witnesses told police the motorcycle driver stopped after the accident Monday night, turned and looked at the toddler, then fled the scene. The... more »
  • Motorcycle rider shot, faces charges

    June 26, 2011 3:11 PM

    HEFLIN, La.- A police chase in northwestern Louisiana has ended with a motorcycle rider facing charges after sustaining a gunshot wound. Authorities say two motorcycles were traveling at a high rate of speed on Highway 371 in Webster Parish Saturday night when a sheriff's deputy tried to pull them... more »
  • Thibodaux man killed in motorcycle-car crash

    May 31, 2011 6:56 AM

    LAFOURCHE- A Thibodaux man is dead after a car crash in Lafourche Parish. It happened just before 9 a.m. Monday on LA-20 west of Appletree Drive. Louis Ledet Jr., 43, was killed when his motorcycle was rear-ended by a car driven by 30-year-old Toni Aucoin. Upon impact, Ledet was... more »
  • Man from Kentwood dies after motorcycle crash

    May 21, 2011 3:37 PM

    FOLSOM, La.- A man from Kentwood, La. died after after he was hit on his motorcycle, according to Louisiana State Police. The accident happened at the intersection of LA 40 and LA 1080 in St. Tammany Parish yesterday afternoon. State Police identified the victim as 25-year-old Jared Guthrie. ... more »
  • Robbery leads to chase, gunfire, motorcycle wreck

    May 21, 2011 3:11 PM

    KORAN, La.- A Monroe man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery that led to a manhunt, gunfire and a motorcycle crash that injured a Bossier Parish sheriff's deputy. The robbery occurred Friday at a recycling business in Haughton by a man who drove away in a... more »
  • Rider dies after motorcycles collide

    May 8, 2011 10:59 AM

    IOTA, La.- Louisiana State Police say one man was killed when two motorcycles collided in Acadia Parish. A news release said both motorcycles were traveling north on Louisiana 91 on Saturday night and collided while riding side by side around a curve. Both motorcycles ran off the road and... more »
  • TPSO: Driver plays chicken with deputy

    April 26, 2011 11:48 AM

    AMITE - Sheriff's deputies in Tangipahoa Parish say they arrested a man who almost ran down a deputy with his motorcycle. Dawn Panepinto with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office said authorities arrested Greg King, 34, on Monday night after a deputy clocked him going more than 100 miles per... more »
  • Father, son critically injured in BR motorcycle wreck

    April 21, 2011 3:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A father and his 12-year-old son were taken to a Baton Rouge hospital with critical injuries after their motorcycle hit a car this afternoon, according to police. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said the son's injuries were worse than the father's, and that the wreck happened on Florida... more »
  • Man killed after motorcycle crash

    April 10, 2011 3:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man from Gonzales is dead after he lost control of his motorcycle and smashed into a guardrail on the new Mississippi River Bridge. It happened just after midnight. Investigators identified the victim as 25 year old Christopher Hart. Detectives believe speed may have played a... more »
  • Man dies in motorcycle crash

    April 10, 2011 1:28 PM

    ASSUMPTION PARISH- A man from Raceland, La. died in a motorcycle crash. It happened at LA 70 and Joe Dugas Road in Assumption Parish yesterday evening. Louisiana State Police identified the man as 52-year-old Isaac McKay Jr. Police say McKay and his son lost control of their motorcycles... more »
  • Bandidos plead guilty to lesser charges in shooting

    February 9, 2011 4:59 PM

    GONZALES – Four members of the Bandido motorcycle gang pleaded guilty today to lesser changes in a shooting that took place last year outside an Ascension Parish bar. Joe Flores pleaded guilty to attempted manslaughter and two counts of second-degree battery today, according to court documents. As part of his... more »
  • Morgan City man dies in St. Martin Parish crash

    November 1, 2010 5:53 AM

    MORGAN CITY - State police are investigating a two vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on La. Highway 997 in Stephensville that killed 19-year-old Blake Mayon. Investigators say Mayon apparently lost control of his motorcycle and skidded into the path of the van. The driver of the van was not injured. more »
  • Deadly motorcycle crash in Baton Rouge

    October 21, 2010 7:36 AM

    One man is dead after a motorcycle crash on the Mississippi River Bridge ramp around 10:20 last night. Police said the driver, 30-year-old Durrell Hammond of Pensacola, FL, was headed southbound on I-110, got onto the ramp and hit the railing. Hammond was taken to the hospital where he was... more »
  • Motorcycle driver killed in crash

    October 9, 2010 9:29 AM

    UPDATE: Investigators have identified the driver of the motorcycle as 58 year old Murlin McKinney. The driver of a motorcycle died in a crash overnight. It happened in the 2900 block of Harding Boulevard. Baton Rouge Police say the motorcycle was hit from behind and the driver was... more »
  • Livingston deputy in hospital after colliding with SUV

    September 9, 2010 2:30 PM

    A Livingston Parish sheriff's deputy was sent to the hospital after a motorcycle wreck early this morning. Officials with the sheriff's office said around 6:30 a.m. Deputy Jack Alford Jr. collided with an SUV while on his patrol motorcycle near LA 447 and I-12 in Walker. Sheriff Willie... more »
  • Deputy hurt in motorcycle accident

    September 9, 2010 8:01 AM

    A Livingston Parish Deputy was injured this morning in a motorcycle accident. It happened shortly after 6:30 a.m. near LA 447 and I-12. The deputy's motorcycle and another car collided. The deputy was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Walker Police are handling the investigation of the... more »
  • Deadly crash on I-12

    July 21, 2010 5:40 AM

    Baton Rouge police are investigating a crash on Interstate 12 eastbound that killed one person. It happened just after 3 a.m. near the Millerville exit. Police say a witness on the scene told them the 18-wheeler was at a complete stop in the middle lane of traffic when the motorcycle... more »
  • Biker gang funeral ends peacefully

    June 26, 2010 8:34 PM

    Funeral and memorial services Saturday for an Outlaws motorcycle club member slain by federal agents were undisturbed amid heavy security and sightings of rival gang members. Police Chief Dana M. Kelley of Old Orchard Beach, Maine, said Diablos members were spotted Saturday and other rival bikers reportedly were seen... more »
  • Baton Rouge man dies after motorcycle crash

    May 26, 2010 8:47 AM

    Louisiana State Police say a Baton Rouge man died after a motorcycle crash on Monday. Troopers say Andre Anderson was traveling east of Burbank Drive on his motorcycle when it struck the passenger side of Courtney Jones' car. Anderson was wearing a helmet, but it was not properly strapped on... more »
  • Deputy killed in traffic accident

    May 17, 2010 5:38 AM

    One man from Clayton faces vehicular homicide charges in connection with a wreck that killed a Concordia Parish sheriff's deputy. State Police say John Mott was killed Sunday night when his motorcycle was hit by a pickup on La. Highway 568. Joseph L. Drummer was driving eastbound when he attempted... more »
  • Man dies in Mississippi River Bridge crash

    May 4, 2010 11:50 AM

    A Mamou man died in a one vehicle crash on the Mississippi River Bridge Tuesday morning. Baton Rouge Police said Feryl Granger, 62, died at the scene when he locked the brakes of his Harley Davidson motorcycle and lost control. The bike went down on its right side on... more »
  • Denham Springs man killed in two-vehicle crash

    April 21, 2010 6:17 PM

    A Denham Springs man died Wednesday morning in an accident at the intersection of 4-H Club Road and Vincent Road. Louisiana State Police said a woman driving a 1992 Pontiac Bonneville turned into the path of an oncoming motorcycle driven by Christopher Chenevert, 50. Chenevert attempted to slow down... more »
  • Update: Livingston Parish fatal crash

    April 21, 2010 1:12 PM

    UPDATE: The road will be opened up to traffic in the next 30 minutes. It has been shutdown since the accident occurred around 11:30 a.m. this morning. The motorcycle was coming Northbound, the vehicle that struck the motorcycle was going southbound. The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead, the... more »
  • Man dies from injuries in motorcycle crash

    April 12, 2010 1:38 PM

    Lafayette police say man injured in a motorcycle-pickup accident has died. Twenty-six-year-old Justin Claudean Crawford of Lafayette died late Sunday at a local hospital. Police say a truck made a left turn in front of the motorcycle at approximately 1:30 p.m. Sunday. The driver of the truck... more »
  • Two killed in motorcycle crash

    April 11, 2010 5:28 PM

    Two people died in a three vehicle crash Saturday night. It happened on Interstate 55 north of LA 1048 in Tangipahoa Parish. Louisiana State Police say David Chapman, 47, of Ashland City, TN, was driving a motorcycle when he lost control causing the bike to fall and slide into... more »
  • Man killed in motorcycle crash

    April 2, 2010 2:56 PM

    A Denham Springs man died Thursday evening in an accident on Hooper Road east of Joor Road. Louisiana State Police said Garrett Arnold, 24, died when his 2009 Honda motorcycle crashed into the side of a 2008 Ford pickup truck. According to witnesses, Norma Pierce, 71, of Pride, attempted... more »
  • Man dies in motorcycle crash in Mississippi

    March 31, 2010 11:47 AM

    A man is dead after crashing his motorcycle during a police chase in Amory, Mississippi. 27-year-old Amechie Jarel Lowe was pronounced dead at the scene. No other vehicles were involved. There's no word on why police were chasing Lowe. more »
  • Man accused of murder for motorcyle

    March 8, 2010 8:35 PM

    A man in New Hampshire is accused of killing his landlord and assuming his identity so he could steal the man's truck and trade it for a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Paul McDonald's lawyer doesn't dispute he killed Richard Wilcox but claims it was self-defense after he woke to find Wilcox raping... more »
  • Teacher dies in motorcycle accident

    March 1, 2010 10:33 AM

    UPDATE: The woman killed in a motorcycle crash in Pointe Coupee Parish Sunday was a teacher at the Math, Science and Arts Academy in Plaquemine. State Police say Amanda Burns was riding her motorcycle on La. Highway 411 in Maringouin when she lost control, ran off the road and hit... more »
  • Zachary woman dies in motorcycle crash

    March 1, 2010 4:50 AM

    A woman died after a motorcycle crash on Highway 411 south of U.S. 190 in Pointe Coupee Parish Sunday. State police say Amanda Burns of Zachary was headed north when she missed a curve, ran off the road, and hit several small trees. She was thrown from her bike and... more »
  • Officer crashes on motorcycle

    February 20, 2010 2:19 PM

    A Baton Rouge police officer crashed on his motorcycle this morning. The wreck took place on Coursey Blvd. near American Way. According to officers, the bike skidded on mud on the road left over from construction crews working near by. The officer was rushed to a hospital... more »
  • Deputy killed escorting Mardi Gras float

    February 8, 2010 6:59 AM

    A captain with the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office was killed when his motorcycle collided with a car while escorting a Mardi Gras float. Authorities say Capt. Timothy Bergeron was killed on La. Highway 311 in Houma Sunday morning. Bergeron was a 25-year veteran of the sheriff's office. He was promoted... more »
  • Deadly crash in Zachary

    October 9, 2009 6:52 AM

    Louisiana State Police are investigating a two-vehicle deadly crash involving a motorcycle yesterday afternoon shortly before 4:00 p.m. on LA 410 (Blackwater Road) south of LA 64 in Zachary. Fredrick S. Spurgeon was driving a pickup truck heading north on LA 410 when he tried to turn left into a... more »
  • Deadly motorcycle accident on Florida Boulevard

    October 2, 2009 2:18 PM

    19-year-old Jake Coco, of Baton Rouge, was killed yesterday in an accident in the 5300 block of Florida Boulevard around 6:3o p.m. Coco was driving a motorcycle west bound on Florida when a car traveling east bound pulled out in front of him. Baton Rouge Police said the car... more »

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