Motorcyclist dead, passenger hurt after early morning crash in Ascension Parish
PRAIRIEVILLE - A man was killed after his motorcycle struck a curb, throwing him and his passenger from the vehicle early Saturday morning.
Louisiana State Police said Shane King, 48, was approaching a roundabout on LA 42 at LA 431 when the crash happened around 3 a.m. Saturday. King was airlifted to an area hospital where he later died from his injuries.
King was not wearing a DOT-approved helmet at the time of the crash, police said. The passenger of the motorcycle was not wearing a helmet and suffered moderate injuries.
Police are still investigating what may have caused the crash.
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