18-year-old killed in deadly motorcycle crash on LA 940
GONZALES - Louisiana State troopers are investigating a deadly motorcycle crash that killed an 18-year-old Wednesday.
According to state police, Aiden Womack of Gonzales was killed following a crash on LA 940. State Police say that Womack was driving his Kawasaki motorcycle eastbound on the interstate when 72-year-old Hazel Miles was traveling westbound in a Ford F-150. For unknown reasons, Miles failed to yield and began to make a left turn into the path of Womack's motorcycle. As a result, Womack's motorcycle struck the passenger side of Miles' vehicle.
Womack suffered serious injuries as a result of the crash and was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
The woman involved sustained minor injuries.
Impairment is not suspected to be a factor in this crash but a toxicology sample was taken from both drivers for analysis. This crash remains under investigation and charges are pending.
*A previous version of this story stated that Womack failed to yield. This has been corrected to say Miles failed to yield.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Dip in road repaired after call from 2 On Your Side; permanent...
Federal judge refuses to throw out employees' lawsuit against disgraced Louisiana contractor
Family of Da'Ja Davis left with more questions than answers after her...
UVA shooting survivor Mike Hollins earns degree, honored by football team
New video shows shooting scene where Baton Rouge murderer was killed by...