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Baton Rouge, LA – Cyclist Killed In Collision At 1200 N Blvd

Baton Rouge, LA (August 16, 2019) – Early Friday morning, on August 16th, a woman riding a bike was struck and killed by a vehicle. The victim was crossing the roadway at the 1200 block of North Blvd. around 9:35 a.m. The deceased has been identified by authorities as 32-year-old Brandy Zeringue. 

According to reports from Baton Rouge Police, Zeringue was struck by a 2005 Jeep Liberty. She was transported to a local medical center where she was pronounced dead. No information has been released concerning the identity or status of the involved motorist. 

The cause of the accident is being investigated by BRPD.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Brandy Zeringue at this time.

Bicycle Accidents in Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge, LA - Cyclist Killed In Collision At 1200 N Blvdn Crash With 18-Wheeler On I-20 At Pines RdLouisiana is continually ranked as one of the most dangerous states for bicycle safety. The state comes in at second place for the most fatal cycling crashes in the country. New Orleans is particularly dangerous, being designated as the sixth most dangerous city for cyclists. 

When a cyclist is struck by a motor vehicle, they are at an inherent disadvantage. The size and force of a large vehicle will easily overwhelm someone riding a bike. These crashes can result in significant damages that will make the recovery process difficult.

The expert Baton Rouge bicycle accident attorneys at Fisher Injury Lawyers have been helping the residents of our state for 26 years. We have helped more than a thousand clients get back on track after a tragic accident. If you have lost a loved one in a cycling crash, give us a call today at 225-766-1234.

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