ZACHARY, La. (BRPROUD) – The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office responded to a deadly accident involving a motorcycle around 7 a.m. on Wednesday, December 14.

EBRSO was alerted to this accident by a third party caller.

Upon arrival, a man was found in a ditch at 9460 Port Hudson-Pride Rd.

Emergency responders confirm that the man was dead on arrival.

The East Baton Rouge Coroner’s Office identified the man as 38-year-old Curtis Mitchell.

According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, “It appears Mitchell lost control of his motorcycle and crashed sometime in late evening or early morning.”

The investigation remains ongoing and more information will be shared as it becomes available.