THIBODAUX, La. - A motorcyclist was killed after being struck by a pickup truck driver who fled, police said.

Karey Authement, 41,of Baton Rouge, was struck Saturday morning at La. 1 and the Thibodaux Bypass Road, State Police said. He died later the same day at a New Orleans hospital.

State Police Troop C says it is seeking the driver of a blue Chevrolet Z71 that witnesses said struck Authement while he was trying to turn into a driveway.

Authement made an evasive maneuver by laying the motorcycle down, but he was thrown from his bike, and the truck rolled over him, State Police said. The driver headed south on La. 1.

Authement was taken to Thibodaux Regional Medical Center then transferred.

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