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Troopers investigating fatal motorcycle crash

6 months 3 weeks 6 days ago Saturday, May 08 2021 May 8, 2021 May 08, 2021 1:16 PM May 08, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

WESTWEGO - Louisiana State Police are investigating a motorcycle crash that claimed the life of a 52-year-old man.

Troy Wingerter was operating a 2013 Harley Davidson motorcycle and traveling eastbound on US 90B near Wayne Avenue. He lost control of the motorcycle, ran off the roadway into a median, and hit a cement fixture at a very high rate of speed. Wingerter was ejected from the bike after it became airborne and hit a traffic sign.

Wingerter was not wearing a helmet and sustained fatal injures. He was pronounced dead at the scene after Troopers arrived around 1:30 a.m..

A toxicology test will be performed following an autopsy to see if any impairment played a part in the crash.

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