LULING, La. -- A bicyclist was killed Monday after being hit by a SUV in St. Charles Parish, according to State Police.
Around 8 p.m., the driver of the SUV was headed west on US 90 and struck the bicyclist near the intersection of Barton Avenue. According to State Police, the bicyclist had left a private drive and crossed the eastbound lanes of US 90 before crossing into the path of the SUV.
The bicyclist was pronounced dead on the scene.
"Speed and impairment are not considered factors of the crash, however toxicology results are pending an autopsy for the bicyclist. The crash remains under investigation. Identification of the bicyclist is pending the notification of next of kin," State Police said in a statement.