LAROSE, La. (WGNO) — Louisiana State Police began investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle and trailer in Lafourche Parish on Wednesday (Sept. 14). According to LSP, 36-year-old Chad Lee of Cut Off was killed in the accident.
Detectives were notified of the crash around 7 a.m. on Wednesday on Louisiana Highway 308 at the intersection with East 19th Street. According to State Troopers, Lee was riding a 2004 Suzuki motorcycle north on LA Hwy 308 at a high speed when at the same time, a ford F-350 was southbound and pulling a trailer about to complete a left turn onto 19th Street. The motorcycle then struck the trailer as it was turning.
Troopers say, Lee, who was wearing a DOT-approved helmet at the time of the crash and suffered from serious injuries. He was taken to a local hospital to be treated but died later on the same day. The other driver involved was not injured according to LSP.
The driver of the truck took a breathalyzer test which showed no alcohol was detected. Lee’s results are still being processed. The crash is still being investigated.