Bicyclist struck, killed by pickup truck Monday night
CALCASIEU PARISH- Authorities say a man on a bicycle was hit and killed by a pickup truck Monday night.
State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash involving a bicycle on U.S. Highway 90 at 8:30 p.m. The crash occurred near Choupique Road west of Sulphur.
Police say James Brooks, 34, was traveling east on a bicycle, in the middle of the eastbound lane when he was hit by a truck. The truck was driven by 54-year-old Thomas LeDoux.
At the time of the crash, Brooks did not have proper lighting on his bicycle and he was wearing dark-colored clothing. Brooks was pronounced dead at the scene.
LeDoux was not injured and was not charged with the crash.