Victim Identified in Motorcycle Fatality - KLFY News 10

Victim Identified in Motorcycle Fatality

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Lafayette, LA – On November 7, 2013, at approximately 6:20 pm, Lafayette Police responded to the 1700 block of the SE Evangeline Thruway in reference to a major crash involving two motorcycles and a vehicle. According to witnesses, two motorcycles were traveling northbound on the SE Evangeline Thruway in the outer lane. As one motorcycle drove passed a Chevrolet Impala, the Impala attempted to switch into the outside lane, striking the 2nd motorcycle. The 2nd motorcycle lost control and struck the first motorcycle. The operator of the 2nd motorcycle was transported to an area hospital and pronounced dead. The 1st motorcycle operator reported only minor injuries. There were no reports of injuries in the vehicle.
The victim is identified as Randall R. Cart (56) of Rayne. The investigation remains ongoing by the Lafayette Police Department's Traffic Unit.

 


motorcycle crash claims the life of a man

 

Lafayette police responded to the 1700 block of SE Evangeline Thruway on Thursday in reference to a major crash involving a motorcycle and a vehicle.

According to witnesses, two motorcycles were traveling northbound on the SE Evangeline Thruway in the outer lane. As one motorcycle passed a Chevrolet Impala, the Impala attempted to switch into the outside lane, striking the 2nd motorcycle. The motorcycle lost control and struck the first motorcycle.

The operator of the 2nd motorcycle, a 56 year old male, was transported to an area hospital and pronounced dead. The first motorcycle reported only minor injuries. There were no reports of injuries in the vehicle.

The crash remains under investigation.

 

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