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Bicyclist struck, killed by vehicle on Ascension Parish highway late Wednesday night

1 year 9 months 2 weeks ago Thursday, February 17 2022 Feb 17, 2022 February 17, 2022 9:18 AM February 17, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

GONZALES - For the second time in less than a week, a person was struck and killed by a vehicle while biking on a highway in Ascension Parish.

Louisiana State Police said the latest crash happened around 12 a.m. Wednesday night on LA 429 near LA 44. The bicyclist, identified as 49-year-old Cornell Nash, was struck from behind by a car while riding westbound on the highway. 

Nash was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Another man was killed Monday in a similar wreck on LA 18.

Both crashes remain under investigation. 

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