May 18, 2014 8:50 PM
The Louisiana State Police are investigating a fatal accident which involved a single motorcycle.
The accident happened on Sunday afternoon just after 1 p.m. on Siegen Lane. According to State Police, the crash took the life of 72 year old Thomas W. Duke of Sunshine, LA.
Duke was riding a 2002 Harley Davidson south on Siegen Lane, when his motorcycle veered right off the roadway, struck the concrete curb and was ejected him from the motorcycle.
Duke was wearing a helmet, but it was not a D.O.T. approved helmet. He suffered fatal injuries from the crash.
Investigators do not suspect impairment is the factor in the crash. It is suspected that driver distraction may have been a factor.