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Motorcyclist killed in crash near Donaldsonville early Friday morning

1 month 1 week 8 hours ago Friday, May 14 2021 May 14, 2021 May 14, 2021 4:57 PM May 14, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

DONALDSONVILLE - A person was killed Friday after his motorcycle slammed into a truck that was merging onto a highway. 

Louisiana State Police said Ryan Andrade, 26, of Geismar was killed in the crash around 5 a.m. on LA 3089 near LA 70. 

Police said another driver in a pick-up truck, identified as 21-year-old Ray Vega, was driving along the CF Service Road and merged onto the highway without yielding. Andrade then struck the passenger's side of the truck at a high speed. 

Andrade was seriously injured in the wreck and died at the scene. 

The crash remains under investigation and criminal charges may be pending. 

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