LSP investigating after woman killed in motorcycle crash
BATON ROUGE - A woman is dead following an early morning motorcycle crash.
The crash was reported around 6 a.m. at Siegen Lane and Perkins Road. The woman killed has been identified as 40-year-old Evelyn Carrasco.
State police said Carrasco was driving a 2016 Yongfu motorcycle southbound on Siegen Lane. At the same time, a 2007 Hyundai Azera driven by 27-year-old Folakemi Stinson was traveling eastbound.
Authorities say, Stinson failed to yield and made a left turn into Carrasco's path. Carrasco was ejected from the motorcycle and pronounced dead at the scene.
Stinson was cited for failure to yield and additional charges are pending.
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