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Bicyclist struck and killed in Ascension Parish early Monday

1 year 1 month 1 week ago Monday, May 01 2023 May 1, 2023 May 01, 2023 6:19 AM May 01, 2023 in News

DONALDSONVILLE - A man is dead after he was struck by a pickup truck in Ascension Parish early Monday morning. 

Louisiana State Police says the crash happened around 1:30 a.m. on LA 1 north of LA 18 in Donaldsonville. Macarthur Williams Jr., 53, is said to have been riding a bicycle on LA 1 north when a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado struck the rear of the Williams' bicycle.

Troopers said Williams was wearing dark clothing, had no safety lights on his bicycle, and was not wearing a helmet. He died at the scene of the crash.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing. 

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