WHITE CASTLE, La. (BRPROUD) – 57-year-old Calvin Deggs, of White Castle, died on Sunday night after his 2014 Yamaha V Star hit a 2002 Ford F-150 from behind on La. 1.
The two-vehicle accident took place south of La. 69.
Both vehicles were travelling southbound on La. 1 when the crash occurred around 7 p.m.
Investigators have yet to determine why the motorcycle ran into the back of the Ford F-150.
According to the Louisiana State Police, Deggs died at a local hospital after suffering “serious injuries as a result of the crash.”
The driver of the 2002 Ford F-150 was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash and did not suffer any injuries.
Toxicology results are forthcoming for both motorists.