Motorcyclist killed in Avoyelles Parish crash
MARKSVILLE - Authorities say a 61-year-old Pineville man died when his motorcycle was struck by a car in Avoyelles Parish.
The accident happened around 5:35 p.m. Sunday on Louisiana Highway 107 north of Marksville.
Master Trooper Scott Moreau says a car driven by 50-year-old David C. O'Quinn, of Marksville, pulled from a side road in the path of Paul McKeithen's motorcycle.
Moreau said O'Quinn was wearing his seat belt and was not injured. He was issued a ticket for failure to yield from a stop sign.
Troopers say McKeithen was wearing a helmet and was ejected from his Harley during the crash. He was taken to Rapides Regional Trauma Center where he was pronounced dead.
The crash remains under investigation.
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