ASCENSION PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) – A man from Gonzales was hit by a car and killed while riding his bicycle Saturday (June 25) night, police say.

According to Louisiana State Police (LSP), it was shortly before 9 p.m. when 61-year-old Melvin White was exiting the driveway of a home along Airline Highway in Prairieville and a 2006 Toyota Camry that was headed north on Airline Highway hit White.

Police say White passed away at the scene of the crash.

According to LSP, a third vehicle, a 2020 Hyundai Kona, may have also been involved in the incident. Neither of the drivers sustained injuries, authorities say.

The tragic crash remains under investigation.