BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – Louisiana State Police are investigating a car crash that occurred in Denham Springs, La on early Sunday morning.
The car crash happened shortly after 2 a.m. on LA Hwy 16 north of LA Old River Rd. in Livingston Parish.
According to an official LSP press release, the investigation revealed that the crash occurred as 35-year-old Joshua Dore was traveling south in the southbound lane of LA Hwy 16 on a Huffy bicycle while at the same time, 59-year-old Terrell Turner was traveling southbound on LA Hwy 16 behind Dore in a 2016 Chevrolet Silverado.
For reasons still under investigation, the Chevrolet struck the back of the bicycle. Dore was killed as a result of the crash and Turner was arrested.
LSP obtained toxicology samples from both Turner and Dore and submitted them for analysis.
LSP suspect impairment to be a factor if the crash on the part of Turner, who fled the crash but returned shortly after. Turner has been arrested and booked in the Livingston Parish jail on multiple violations.
This crash is still under investigation.