Police release name of cyclist killed in crash
BATON ROUGE - Police said Clifford Gouner, 64, was killed in a crash with an SUV while riding his bicycle Monday afternoon.
The crash happened near Goodwood and Lobdell Avenue in the westbound lanes of traffic. Police had the roadway blocked off immediately following the incident.
Crash investigators said for unknown reasons, Gouner decided to cross the westbound travel lanes. He was hit as he attempted to cross the street.
Police said the driver will not be charged.
A cycling group in Baton Rouge organized a memorial ride for Gouner Tuesday starting at 7 p.m. at the City Park tennis courts.
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