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Police identify 55-year-old man killed in motorcycle crash in Walker

3 months 11 hours 40 minutes ago Saturday, August 17 2019 Aug 17, 2019 August 17, 2019 5:04 PM August 17, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

WALKER- Louisiana State Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle on Hwy 1024. 

The crash occurred shortly before 5 p.m. Saturday on Hwy. 1024 East of Hwy. 449. It took the life of 55-year-old James Evans of Walker.

Police say Evans was driving westbound on LA Hwy 1024 on a 2018 Harley Davidson Deluxe. At the same time, a 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling eastbound on LA Hwy 1024. Evans then crossed the centerline into the opposing lane, which resulted in the Harley Davidson crashing into the Chevrolet head-on.

Evans was transported to a local hospital in critical condition where he later died. Impairment is still unknown at the time, a toxicology test has been submitted. 

The driver of the Chevrolet took a breath test and showed no signs of impairment. The Chevrolet driver was not injured in the crash. 

The wreck is still under investigation. 

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