Tractor-trailer runs over motorcycle, killing driver

Tractor-trailer runs over motorcycle, killing driver

Tractor-trailer runs over motorcycle, killing driver

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Posted on February 28, 2014 at 10:35 AM

Updated Friday, Feb 28 at 11:01 AM

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GRETNA, La. -- Gretna police are investigating a crash involving a motorcycle and a tractor trailer that left one person dead Thursday night.

According to police, around 9:30 p.m., officers responded to a crash in the 90 block of the Westbank Expressway, and when they arrived, the found a man lying in the road unresponsive.

Police say both a motorcycle and a tractor trailer were traveling westbound on the lower portion of the expressway, when the motorcycle was run over by the trailer, resulting in the death of the driver of the motorcycle.

The investigation remains ongoing to determine the cause of the crash.

The identity of the motorcycle operator is being withheld, pending notification of his family.

 

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