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Police: Motorcyclist dies after hitting piece of lumber along I-12

5 years 3 months 1 week ago Tuesday, April 09 2019 Apr 9, 2019 April 09, 2019 9:17 AM April 09, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE- One person is dead after a morning crash involving a motorcycle on I-12 west Tuesday.

The incident was reported before 9 a.m. near Sherwood Forest Boulevard. Authorities said Ronnie Trahan, 51, was rushed to the hospital but died that afternoon.

Police said Trahan lost control of his motorcycle after hitting a piece of lumber on the shoulder of the roadway and crashed.

Crews closed part of the roadway in clear the scene, but it was reopened around 10 a.m.

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