Bicyclist fatally struck by truck on Ascension highway
DONALDSONVILLE - A man riding a bicycle was struck and killed by a pick-up truck in Ascension Parish on Monday night.
The crash happened around 9 p.m. on LA 18 near LA 3120. According to Louisiana State Police, 66-year-old Willie Nicholas Jr. was riding his bike on the highway when the truck struck him from behind.
Nicholas was taken to a hospital with serious injuries and later died.
No other injuries were reported, and the crash remains under investigation.
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