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State Police: Motorcyclist killed in Ascension Parish crash

2 years 2 days 6 hours ago Thursday, December 02 2021 Dec 2, 2021 December 02, 2021 8:50 AM December 02, 2021 in News
Source: Louisiana State Police

GONZALES - A 56-year-old Prairieville man was killed in a motorcycle crash on LA Hwy 44 in Ascension Parish, Wednesday evening.

According to representatives with Louisiana State Police, the tragic crash occurred shortly before 5:30 p.m. on LA Hwy 44, north of US Hwy 61.

An initial investigation revealed the crash occurred as the motorcyclist was headed south on LA Hwy 44 on a 2005 Harley Davidson Sportster. For reasons still under investigation, police say he did not brake while approaching stopped traffic and crashed into the back of a 2010 GMC Sierra.

The name of the man killed in the wreck has not been released as troopers must first notify his family.

The tragic crash remains under investigation.

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