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Motorcyclist dies after crash in Livingston Parish last week

6 months 2 weeks 4 days ago Monday, January 28 2019 Jan 28, 2019 January 28, 2019 5:24 PM January 28, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

ALBANY - Troopers say a man has died following a motorcycle accident last week in Livingston Parish.

The crash took the life of 42-year-old Joseph Tarver of Independence.

The accident happened around 10:30 p.m. on January 23. Tarver was traveling northbound on Highway 1063 near Highway 442. State police say he lost control of his 2000 Yamaha V-Star while navigating around a curve, then slid across the roadway and hit a ditch.

Tarver was transported to North Oaks Medical Center. Two days later, he died from injuries sustained in the crash.

Troopers say Tarver was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, but impairment is suspected. A toxicology sample was taken for analysis.

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