Nov 7, 2013 9:43 PM by Jim Hummel

Motorcyclist Killed In Lafayette Crash

A 56 year old motorcyclist was killed after a crash Thursday nigth in Lafayette. It happened on the Evangeline Thruway near Lafayette Regional Airport.

Witnesses tell Lafayette Police that two motorcycles were travelling north on the thruway in the outside lane. As as they were passing a car, witnesses say the car switched lanes, striking one of the motorcycles. The motorcyclist lost control and struck the other motorcycle. The second motorcyclist had just minor injuries, but the other was taken to an area hospital and pronounced dead. His identity is not yet being released. No one in the car was injured, and the crash remains under investigation.


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