Bicyclist killed in crash in Opelousas

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A Opelousas teen was killed while riding their bike late Sunday evening.

Authorities say 16-year-old Lane Leger was struck and killed on the I-49 Service Road near Chevis Road.

Troopers say an investigation revealed that the crash occurred while Leger was traveling southbound on a bicycle on the I-49 Service Road.

A 2003 Nissan Altima traveling southbound on the I-49 Service Road approached Leger and was unable to avoid a crash. The driver struck the rear of the bicycle causing Leger to be ejected.

As of now, no charges have been filed against the driver pending the outcome of the investigation.

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