20-year-old man dies in East Feliciana Parish motorcycle crash


A 20-year-old Prairieville man died in a motorcycle crash Saturday night on La. Hwy 958 at Port-Hudson Pride road in East Feliciana Parish.

Darren Ficklin was traveling southbound on La. Hwy 958 when he failed to navigate a curve, causing the motorcycle to strike a driveway embankment, according to Louisiana State Police.

LSP reports Ficklin was not wearing an approved helmet, and he died after being transported to a local hospital.

Impairment is unknown at this time, but a toxicology sample was obtained for analysis.

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