Man killed after being hit by two vehicles while bicycling on highway
LABADIEVILLE - A 42-year-old man died after being hit and run over by two different vehicles while bicycling along an Assumption Parish highway Saturday.
Eugene Russell, Jr., died, State Police said.
Russell was hit as he crossed into the path of an oncoming vehicle on La. 308 around 7 o'clock Saturday evening. The driver of the approaching vehicle tried to stop, police said, but couldn't. Russell was knocked off his bike and into the other lane of travel where he was hit by another passing car.
Russell died at the scene, troopers said in a news release.
No charges have been filed.
Follow the publisher of this post on Twitter: @treyschmaltz
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Those in need not forgotten this Easter
Hazardous 3-way intersection in the Livingston Parish finally cleared
Crews in Pointe Coupee Parish are fixing dredging problem
Stray pony has residents scratching their heads in Ascension neighborhood
After successful fundraiser, churches hit by arson prepare for bittersweet Easter