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Bicyclist struck, killed by car in St. Martin Parish

2 months 3 weeks 5 days ago Friday, April 26 2024 Apr 26, 2024 April 26, 2024 11:00 AM April 26, 2024 in News
Source: WBRZ

ST. MARTINVILLE — A Breaux Bridge bicyclist was killed when he was struck by a car.

Shelton Edmond, 66, was struck by a car around 9 p.m. Thursday while riding his bike on Zin Zin Road near C Huval Road.

St. Martin Parish Sheriff's deputies, along with Breaux Bridge Police and State Police, responded to the scene and learned that a car was driving down the road going the same direction as Edmond when the driver struck Edmond, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Deputies said Edmond's bike was not equipped with a rear light or reflector and he was wearing dark clothing. The driver is not believed to have been impaired.

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