UPDATE: Motorcyclist who died in crash on I-10 identified

Lafayette Parish

LAFAYETTE PARISH, La. (KLFY) — UPDATE, Nov. 8, 9:55 a.m.: The motorcyclist who was killed in a crash on I-10 in Lafayette Parish has been identified.

James W. Romero, 53, of Scott was driving a 2015 Harley-Davidson west on I-10 when he rear-ended a 2014 GMC Terrain.

Romero was thrown from the motorcycle, and the Terrain pulled onto the shoulder and stopped.

Romero was wearing a DOT-approved helmet at the time of the crash, and he was pronounced dead on the scene.

The driver of the Terrain was properly restrained and not injured.

ORIGINAL, Nov. 7, 8:41 p.m.: A motorcyclist was killed in a crash on I-10 in Lafayette Parish.

The crash happened just after 7 p.m. Sunday near mile marker 95, according to Duson Police.

It’s remains unclear what caused the crash, and no other details were immediately available Sunday evening.

The deceased, so far, has not been identified.

Duson Police Chief Kip Judice said his officers are on scene to assist, however State Police will be taking over the investigation.

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