VILLE PLATTE, La. (AP) - State police are investigating a fatal crash on La. Highway 10 near Ville Platte which claimed the life of a 49-year-old Mamou man.
The accident happened shortly before 11:30 a.m. Sunday.
Troopers say Johnny Buxton Jr. was driving a 2001 Suzuki motorcycle west on Highway 10 when his bike ran off the road and struck the embankment of a private driveway.
Buxton was taken to a hospital where he died a short time later.