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Ascension Sheriff's Office identifies bicyclist killed in early morning crash

10 months 3 weeks 1 day ago Wednesday, September 02 2020 Sep 2, 2020 September 02, 2020 6:44 AM September 02, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

ASCENSION PARISH - A 27-year-old bicyclist was struck and killed by a vehicle early Wednesday morning in Ascension Parish. 

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office confirmed the woman's death around 7 a.m. and issued a statement later that morning identifying her as Jessica White Gibbs.

Officials say Gibbs was riding her bicycle along Highway 22 near Melancon Road shortly before 5 a.m. when she was hit by a vehicle.

Gibbs was rushed to a nearby hospital but pronounced deceased a short while later.

The Sheriff's Office says the case remains under investigation and more information may be available at a later date.

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