State Police: Motorcyclist killed in Ascension Parish crash
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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